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Arthur E. Goldman

Arthur E. Goldman
Official NASA portrait of Arthur E. Goldman
Born November 10, 1953
Nationality  United States
Occupation Aerojet executive
Title Executive Director, Southeast Space Operations division
Spouse(s) Nancy Lovell Goldman
Children Jennifer
Website
Marshall Leadership

Arthur E. "Gene" Goldman is the executive director for Aerojet's Southeast Space Operations division. Before retiring from NASA in August 2012, he last served as Acting Director of the Marshall Space Flight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. He was appointed as acting director effective March 5, 2012, following the promotion of the previous director, Robert M. Lightfoot, Jr., to Acting Associate Administrator of NASA.[1][2][3][4]

Goldman earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University in 1977. Goldman joined NASA in 1990 as a project engineer in the Marshall Shuttle Project Integration Office.[5]

Awards and honors

Over the course of Goldman's NASA career, he has been honored multiple times for his work with the agency.[6] In 2002, he was awarded the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal for "advocacy of small business". In 2007, he received the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal for his work as main engine project manager for the Space Shuttle program. In 2010, he was presented the Presidential Rank Award for "sustained extraordinary accomplishment" with NASA.[4] Goldman was inducted into the Meridian Community College Hall of Fame in 2010 for career achievement.[5]

After NASA

On July 9, 2012, Aerojet announced that Goldman would be leaving NASA on August 3, 2012, to become the executive director for its Southeast Space Operations division effective August 6, 2012.[7][8] Marshall's associate director for management, Robin Henderson, replaced Goldman as acting director of the center.[7][9]

References

  1. ^ Roop, Lee (March 2, 2012). "Marshall Space Flight Center's No. 2 moves to acting No. 1 next week".  
  2. ^ Weaver, David; Stanfield, Jennifer (February 21, 2012). "NASA Administrator Announces Senior Leadership Changes" (Press release).  
  3. ^ Storey, Angela (April 5, 2012). "Russell, Miss., Native Arthur E. 'Gene' Goldman Named Acting Director of NASA's Marshall Center" (Press release).  
  4. ^ a b Kelley, Mike (April 6, 2012). "Goldman named MSFC acting director".  
  5. ^ a b "Gene Goldman, Acting Director, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center" (PDF).  
  6. ^ MBJ Staff (March 7, 2010). "Scheuermann elevated to Stennis director".  
  7. ^ a b Amatore, Dominic (July 9, 2012). "Goldman To Retire as Director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center" (Press release) (12-068).  
  8. ^  
  9. ^ Roop, Lee (July 9, 2012). "Goldman will try to help Aerojet develop rocket business in Huntsville and Southeast".  

External links

  • NASA biography
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