|Dana J. Weigel|
portrait of Dana Weigel
|Occupation||Flight director for NASA|
Dana J. Weigel became a flight director at NASA in 2005. She has also been leading the research on Space Shuttle repair methods in order to prevent disasters during reentry back to earth. She also supervised Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on STS-109. She is a 1993 graduate of Texas A&M University.
Awards or recognition
- 2007 Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation Stellar Award Winner-Early Career (for individuals up to age 33). For a history of strong technical ability and leadership resulting in her selection as a flight director in 2005, where she immediately began leading Mission Control in critical activities.
- 2000 Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation Stellar Award Winner-Recent Graduate. For outstanding dedication, professionalism, and technical excellence in developing the Extra-Vehicular Activity procedures and conducting crew training for the successful third Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission.
- "Johnson Space Center Appoints Nine New Flight Directors" (Press release). NASA. April 15, 2005.
- Texas Aggies Go to War: In Service of Their Country, Expanded Edition.
- "2007 Stellar Awards Winners". Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA).
- "1997 - 2004 Stellar Awards Winners". Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA).[dead link]
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