Personnel News: March 2006 Archives

Hazardous Duty

NASA KSC Solicitation: Emergency Medical Evacuation Services

"Provider should have proven capability of patient extraction from remote locations. Recent NASA employee evacuations have been from The Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan."

IFPTE Submits NASA Workforce Response - Flawed Proposal Threatens NASA's Technical Excellence and Independence

"Noting that the workforce plan provided to Congress and the union, as was stipulated in S. 1281, failed to meet the requirements set our in the law, IFPTE nonetheless offered their provisional views on the limited details outlined in NASA's plan. Among the chief concerns outlined in the union's report were the Agency's reliance on full-cost accounting, term employees, and a flawed & incomplete competency management system."

- IFPTE Comments on NASA Management's Draft Workforce Strategy

- NASA Workforce Strategy (Draft) 6 February 2006

Father of NASA astronaut 'a very warm, loving, caring man,' son says, Star-Gazette

Rochester man dies in car-pedestrian accident - Police say victim is Eileen Collins' father, Star-Gazette

"The man has been identified as 79-year-old James E. Collins of Rochester, father of space shuttle commander Eileen Collins. Jim Collins was in Elmira on Monday to hear his daughter speak at Edison and Notre Dame high schools. He spoke to a Star-Gazette reporter about his daughter's accomplishments on Monday after hearing her speak at Notre Dame. "I'm in awe of her," he said. "I really am."

Future of space flight lies with youths - Collins challenges students to envision the future, Star-Gazette



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