NASA Appoints Constellation Program Managers

Purdue graduate Mark Geyer has been appointed as deputy program manager of NASA's Constellation Program. The program will be based at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Geyer earned a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue.

Geyer most recently served as manager of System Engineering and Integration for the Development Program Division of the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

He earned a bachelor's in engineering and a master's in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue University. Prior to joining Johnson in 1990 as a systems engineer supporting the lunar and Mars exploration office, Geyer worked at Lockheed Missiles and Space Corp. in Sunnyvale, Calif. Geyer began his NASA career in the new initiatives office working on the Mars rover sample return project and later the assured crew return vehicle.

In 1994, Geyer joined the space station program office, and he served as the Increment 0 lead for the space station from late 1998 until April 2000. He served as manager of the program integration office for space station, and in June 2004, he was named manager of operations integration.

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