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Mark E. Nall, M.Sc.

Mark E. Nall, M.Sc. is the Manager of the NASA Lunar Mapping and Modeling Project at Marshall Space Flight Center.
Prior to that, Mark was manager of NASA’s Space Partnership Development (SPD) Program at Marshall Space Flight Center. This program, comprised of 12 Research Partnership Centers, specialized in industry, academia and governmental research partnerships that bring the best talent and resources to bear on problems of common interest. These partnerships enabled the SPD Program to conduct 30% of the U.S. research on the International Space Station on 5% of the research budget.
Before moving to MSFC, he spent 5 years at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC, where he was Program Manager of the Commercial Middeck Augmentation Module Program that made it possible for private industry to provide accommodations for 200 middeck lockers on the Space Shuttle. Before joining NASA in 1989, he spent 9 years in the U.S. Air Force, first as a KC-135 Aircraft Commander, then as an EC-18B Research Pilot.
Mark earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering from West Virginia University in 1980, and his Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California in 1986. The recipient of numerous awards, he holds the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, and was inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame.
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