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Programs & Projects

The directorate at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, manages all of the center’s flight programs and projects. It serves the center and other NASA installations, Military, and other Federal agencies, industry, and academia.

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Overview

  • Highly qualified project/program managers
  • Participation in center planning efforts
  • Advocacy, formulation, and implementation of new projects
  • Planning and control of flight research projects
  • Membership in the Airworthiness Flight Safety Review Board (AFSRB)
  • Membership in various institutional boards and committees
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  • Opportunities afforded partners
  • Develop and maintain customer agreements for aerospace flight research projects/programs.

NASA Armstrong’s Programs and Projects Directorate achieves project/program management objectives (technical, cost, schedule) and assures project/program safety by providing:

  • Highly qualified project/program managers
  • Participation in center planning efforts
  • Advocacy, formulation, and implementation of new projects
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Research Focus Areas

Armstrong plays a pivotal role across all aspects of the agency’s missions.

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Aeronautics Projects

Conducting high-risk, atmospheric flight research and test projects.

Atmospheric probes installed along the fuselage of NASA's DC-8.

Science Projects

Operating highly specialized aircraft to observe and study the Earth.

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Space Projects

Enabling and validating space exploration concepts.

The X-56B remotely piloted aircraft ground crew prepares the aircraft to begin a new flight series

Partnerships

Providing gateway to environment for experimental flight test.

Biography

Eddie Zavala

Eddie Zavala is Armstrong's director for Programs and Projects.

He assists the center director in the management of the NASA field center, focusing on strategy, business processes, and institutional management.

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