SSC Office of the Center Chief Technologist

Connect with NASA Technology

facebook  twitter  flickr  YouTube

Tech Briefs

Tech Briefs
NASA's magazine of Engineering Solutions for Design & Manufacturing

View Site


Spinoff, NASA's Technology Success Stories
NASA's Technology Success Stories
› View Site

Spinoffs of Tomorrow
There’s more space in your life than you think.
› Read More

Loading ...

SSC Technology

Loading ...

The SSC Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) has three primary functions:

Dr. Ramona Travis, Center Chief Technologist, Stennis Space Center

Dr. Ramona Travis
Center Chief Technologist,
Stennis Space Center

  1. Strategic Technology Planning
    • Principal advisor to Center leadership on matters concerning Center technology development and leverage; agent for change to encourage new innovation
    • Advise up and out on SSC technology capabilities and facilities for collaboration
    • Member of the Agency Chief Technologist Council (CTC)
  2. Technology Development - Provide technology investments and technology partnerships with industry, academia, government agencies and national laboratories
    • Dual Use Cooperative Agreement Program
    • Center Innovation Fund (CIF)
    • CRADA
    • Space Act Agreement
    • Other Technology programs/projects through other NASA offices/Mission Directorates
  3. Technology Transfer
    • Intellectual Property Management (IPM)
    • Software Release Authority (SRA)
    • Tech Briefs/Spinoff/Innovation article publications

Software Catalog

Software Catalog Coming Soon!

Offering an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, the NASA
Software Catalog is organized into fifteen broad subject matter categories.
› View Catalog

QuickLaunch Licensing

QuickLaunch Licensing

QuickLaunch: A selection of specially priced licenses with a quick turnaround.

News and Events

NASA picks small business tech proposals for development
NASA has selected 108 research and technology proposals from U.S. small businesses that will enable NASA's future missions while benefiting America's new high technology-driven economy right here on Earth.
Read More

Technology drives exploration
NASA's missions of the future are going to depend on new technologies that will be evolvable and applicable across a broad range of missions.
Read More

Space in our lives with local ties found in NASA Spinoff Publication
Transfer of NASA cutting-edge technologies to the private sector that benefit day-to-day life on Earth are being cultivated at NASA's Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.
Read More

Page Last Updated: August 28th, 2014
Page Editor: LaToya Dean