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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Goddard Space Flight Center

Mission Engineering and Systems Analysis Division, Code 590

Mission Engineering and Systems Analysis Division/Code 590

 Image: Many of the smiling faces of the MESA Division in early 2009.

Many of the smiling faces of the MESA Division in early 2009.

Mission

The MESA Division provides leadership and expertise in mission systems engineering, mission design, navigation, propulsion, attitude control, GN&C sensor and actuator technologies, and space systems protection through the entire life cycle of NASA's science and exploration missions.

Revolutionize future exploration, earth and space science missions through mission design, navigation, propulsion and attitude control technologies such as Spacecraft Formation Flying, Spaceborne GPS, autonomous rendezvous & docking, responsive space systems, and nano-satellite propulsion systems, sensors and actuators.

Division Chief: Juan Roman
Associate Division Chief: Eric Holmes
Associate Division Chief: Steve Schmidt (Acting)
Associate Division Chief: Lamar Dougherty
Chief Engineer: Scott Glubke
Assistant Chief for Technology: Carl Adams

Main Office: (301) 286-8496