Glenn Research Center
Dawn Schaible Named Deputy Director of NASA Glenn Research Center
Dawn Schaible is the new deputy director of NASA’s Glenn Research Center. She was appointed to the position in a permanent capacity after serving as the research center’s deputy director on an interim basis for eight months.
Schaible shares with Glenn Research Center Director James Kenyon responsibility for planning, organizing and managing programs and projects, including the Gateway Power and Propulsion Element, the Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket programs, NASA said.
Glenn Research Center designs and develops innovative technology to advance NASA’s missions in aeronautics and space exploration. The organization has performed work for the Artemis, Hubble Space Telescope and Juno Jupiter missions, among other programs.
Schaible said she is honored to support the center’s mission of advancing NASA projects and improving life on Earth alongside Kenyon.
She has been serving the space agency for 35 years. Before joining Glenn Research Center, she was the director of the NASA Langley Research Center Engineering Directorate, which focuses on advanced technology and flight system development.
Schaible also served as NASA deputy chief engineer, responsible for helping lead the Office of the Chief Engineer in providing policy direction, oversight and assessment for the NASA engineering and program management communities.
She played a key role in establishing the NASA Engineering and Safety Center where she was appointed as the manager of the Systems Engineering Office.
Schaible started her career at the space agency in 1987 when she joined the Kennedy Space Center. She held lead engineering and management positions at the center for the space shuttle and International Space Station programs.
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