OUR VISION

Safely achieve amazing science through Mission Success.


OUR MISSION

The Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Directorate is responsible for overall management and implementation of the Agency and Center policy in the areas of Occupational Safety and Health, Systems Safety, Reliability and Risk Assessment, Mission Software & Ground Systems Assurance, Quality Engineering, Systems Review, Management Systems and Mission Assurance.


OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Improve the center’s ability to keep people, facilities, and operations safe.
Enable a more proactive and preventive approach to avoid issues that impact mission implementation.
Identify, communicate, and mitigate risk more efficiently and effectively to assure mission success.
Better balance Safety and Mission Assurance functions within a constrained resource environment.


OUR CORE VALUES

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Excellence
  • Accountability


OUR LEADERSHIP PHILOSOPHIES

  • Support Work Life Balance
  • Get to know our people
  • Develop & Challenge Our Workforce