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Mission Integration Manager
Dave Breedlove, Mission Integration Manager Dave Breedlove
Mission Integration Manager
Launch Services Program
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

David Breedlove Jr. receives information from the mission director on issues pertaining to overall payload health, status of operational networks and progress of payload anomaly resolution. He provides information to the mission director on issues pertaining to the progress of countdown operations. He will give a "Go/No-Go" status to the NASA launch manager.

Breedlove came to work for NASA Kennedy Space Center in 1980 as an Electrical Systems Engineer for the Space Shuttle Program. After working the first two Space Shuttle launches, he transferred to the then Expendable Launch Vehicle Division at Kennedy. He now serves as the project manager and primary interface for the Kennedy Space Center Launch Services Program of the NASA Spacecraft Programs/Projects and to the launch service providers for a variety of missions.

Breedlove was born in New Orleans, LA. His father started working on the Apollo Saturn-V program, so at the age of nine, he and his family moved to Huntsville, Ala., and then to Merritt Island, Fla. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida in 1980.