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Small Steps, Giant Leaps

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Small Steps, Giant Leaps

Small Steps, Giant Leaps

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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NASA’s technical workforce embodies the spirit of Neil Armstrong’s immortal words from the surface of the Moon, boldly pushing the envelope of human achievement and scientific understanding. APPEL Knowledge Services talks with systems engineers, scientists, project managers and thought leaders about challenges, opportunities, and successes.

Latest Episodes

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 41, Technical Storytelling, Part Two

NASA’s Jon Olansen, Jenny Devolites and Ben Asher share technical stories and discuss storytelling technique with Storytelling Strategist Johel Brown-Grant.

--6 d ago
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 41, Technical Storytelling, Part Two

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 40, Technical Storytelling, Part One

Storytelling Strategist Johel Brown-Grant with the U.S. State Department discusses organizational benefits of technical storytelling.

--2 w ago
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 40, Technical Storytelling, Part One

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 39, Plum Brook Station

Plum Brook Station Director David Stringer discusses world-unique test facilities at the NASA station in Ohio.

--JUL 8
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 39, Plum Brook Station

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 38, Human Factors

NASA Armstrong Operations Engineering Branch Chief Kate McMurtry discusses the value of understanding the impact of human factors on mission performance.

--JUN 24
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 38, Human Factors

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 37, NASA Safety Center

NASA Safety Center Director Harmony Myers discusses resources to help achieve technical excellence in safety and mission assurance.

--JUN 10
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 37, NASA Safety Center

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 36, Crowdsourcing Innovation

NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation Deputy Manager Steve Rader discusses driving innovation through crowdsourcing and the gig economy.

--MAY 27
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 36, Crowdsourcing Innovation

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 35, Launch America

NASA Commercial Crew Program Chief Engineers Steve Sullivan, Chris Lupo and Deborah Crane discuss the new approach for launching American astronauts to space.

--MAY 13
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 35, Launch America

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 34, Science in the 2020s

NASA Scientist Michelle Thaller discusses anticipated discoveries and exciting missions planned during this decade.

--APR 29
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 34, Science in the 2020s

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 33, Young Innovators

Kenny Harris, a NASA engineer named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 Class of 2020, discusses his experiences as a young professional.

--APR 15
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 33, Young Innovators

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 32, Europa Clipper

Europa Clipper Project System Engineer Jennifer Dooley discusses NASA’s outer planets flagship mission.

--MAR 30
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Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 32, Europa Clipper

Latest Episodes

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 41, Technical Storytelling, Part Two

NASA’s Jon Olansen, Jenny Devolites and Ben Asher share technical stories and discuss storytelling technique with Storytelling Strategist Johel Brown-Grant.

--6 d ago
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 41, Technical Storytelling, Part Two

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 40, Technical Storytelling, Part One

Storytelling Strategist Johel Brown-Grant with the U.S. State Department discusses organizational benefits of technical storytelling.

--2 w ago
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 40, Technical Storytelling, Part One

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 39, Plum Brook Station

Plum Brook Station Director David Stringer discusses world-unique test facilities at the NASA station in Ohio.

--JUL 8
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 39, Plum Brook Station

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 38, Human Factors

NASA Armstrong Operations Engineering Branch Chief Kate McMurtry discusses the value of understanding the impact of human factors on mission performance.

--JUN 24
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 38, Human Factors

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 37, NASA Safety Center

NASA Safety Center Director Harmony Myers discusses resources to help achieve technical excellence in safety and mission assurance.

--JUN 10
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 37, NASA Safety Center

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 36, Crowdsourcing Innovation

NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation Deputy Manager Steve Rader discusses driving innovation through crowdsourcing and the gig economy.

--MAY 27
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 36, Crowdsourcing Innovation

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 35, Launch America

NASA Commercial Crew Program Chief Engineers Steve Sullivan, Chris Lupo and Deborah Crane discuss the new approach for launching American astronauts to space.

--MAY 13
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 35, Launch America

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 34, Science in the 2020s

NASA Scientist Michelle Thaller discusses anticipated discoveries and exciting missions planned during this decade.

--APR 29
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 34, Science in the 2020s

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 33, Young Innovators

Kenny Harris, a NASA engineer named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 Class of 2020, discusses his experiences as a young professional.

--APR 15
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 33, Young Innovators

Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 32, Europa Clipper

Europa Clipper Project System Engineer Jennifer Dooley discusses NASA’s outer planets flagship mission.

--MAR 30
Comments
Small Steps, Giant Leaps: Episode 32, Europa Clipper
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