April 19, 2018 / Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Adventures in AcronymLand
In honor of Psyche mission’s PMSR, our first big review, I post here all the year’s tweets on NASA acronyms.
March 5, 2018 / Dan Goebel
What does a Chief Engineer do on NASA’s Psyche Mission… and how did I get this gig?
People have asked me what a Chief Engineer does. Here’s what I think they do (I hope the Psyche management team agrees), and also how I got to be one.
January 3, 2018 / Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Happy Birthday Psyche: Year 1
We were selected for flight January 4, 2017…what have we been doing this year?
October 23, 2017 / Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Is it Football or is it Rocket Science?
One August morning this year I got an email saying, “Did you hear President Crow challenged the football team to perform as well as Psyche team?” What?
October 12, 2017 / Tess Calvert
Project Management — Start with the Basics
I’ve been a part of projects where, when things went sideways, we would calm everyone by saying “It’s going to be fine! It’s not rocket science!” This time, IT IS ROCKET SCIENCE!
October 4, 2017 / David Oh
Creating Psyche: Innovation as Team Sport
I have been working with Lindy for over four years as system architect for the Psyche mission concept. The idea for the Psyche mission appealed to me from the very beginning.
September 18, 2017 / Craig Hardgrove
Team Building: Big and Small
True to form, the day of selection for LunaH-Map was unlike most planetary missions that have come before.
August 28, 2017 / Lindy Elkins-Tanton
What in the world is Phase B?
I think it’s taken me these six months to figure out Phase B, where we are right now, myself. Let me share.
August 22, 2017 / Lindy Elkins-Tanton
The day that NASA called
This is the Facebook post that I wrote that day, January 4, 2017: I just looked up and it is now dark out, and 8:00 at night…the day has more than flown, it has evaporated.
August 15, 2017 / Lindy Elkins-Tanton
This is the Facebook post that I wrote three days before selection, January 1, 2017…