Tracy Minish

Mission Control Center Operations Mgr
Johnson Space Center — NASA

Tracy Minish has worked for NASA’s Manned Flight Programs for 35-years. Tracy spent his first 15 years training astronauts and flight controllers on Shuttle systems and payloads, earning multiple certifications, designing payload math models, and creating innovations in software design and training. In 2000, Tracy was selected as the branch chief for the Shuttle and ISS Flight Software and Data branch. In 2005, he started chairing the Ground Segment Control Board, responsible for defining International Partner control center requirements and interfaces. This required travel to Russia, Japan, Germany, and other countries to negotiate requirements. Tracy is currently the Mission Control Center Operations Manager and is involved with the ISS, Commercial Crew, and Exploration Programs. Tracy is the No Boundaries (NoBo) chair, an employee resource group for the disable and is legally blind.

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