Reducing Supply Chain Risks and Increasing Mission Success to Mars And Beyond

Cindy Mead

Chief Management Systems Branch at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Learning Objectives

Risks are inevitable especially when going past the boundaries of Earth, but with a plan, the proper data and a well-designed information system Supply Chain risks can be significantly reduced increasing mission success. Nasa Goddard has made substantial advancements in the last few years, come learn what we have done to reduce our Supply Chain risks.


Key Takeaways:



  • Who is NASA Goddard and how complex is their Supply Chain?

  • How does NASA Goddard manage their Supply Chain risks?

  • What is NASA Goddard’s information system and how does it bring the data together to reduce Supply Chain risks?