FPD Executive Management is responsible for the management and delivery of GSFC flight project missions and mission support offices to include:
- 10 space flight and ground system projects in study/formulation
- 25 in development/implementation
- and more than 30 operational on-orbit satellites)
Executive leadership is directly involved with many NASA programs (Living With a Star, Solar Terrestrial Probes, Earth Science, Joint Polar Satellite System, Physics of the Cosmos, Cosmic Origins, Reimbursable, New Frontiers, Discovery, Mars, and Earth Science Technology. In addition, leadership plans major Earth, Space Science, and Communications satellite missions; develops make-or-buy strategies; develops/implements acquisitions within Federal policies to ensure maximum value; and reviews technical/programmatic progress against plans, providing essential spaceflight development experience to keep programs/projects on track, including GSFC's flagship mission, James Webb Space Telescope.