"Leading Through Crisis"

"Leading Through Crisis"

Paul Hill

2.4.2013

Paul Hill

Paul Hill (born June 23, 1962) is the director of Mission Operations at the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. He was formerly a Flight Director in the Mission Control Center for Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions. Hill's father joined NASA in 1959 at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and worked on every manned space program through the Shuttle era.

A third generation "Aggie", Hill attended Texas A&M University. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1984 and a Master of Science degree in 1985, both in Aerospace Engineering. He was a member of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets and had an Air Force Scholarship. He worked in military satellite operations in the Air Force following his university training, attaining the rank of Captain. 

As director of Mission Operations at the NASA Johnson Space Center, Paul Hill has dedicated his career to the NASA-manned space flight program. Since 2007, he has been responsible for all aspects of Mission Operations support for manned spaceflight, including mission planning, flight techniques and procedures, flight controller and crew training, simulators and mission control, and managing all flight operations contracts supporting NASA’s space shuttle, space station and constellation programs. At the Clinton School, Hill gives a lecture titled “Leading Through Crisis” based on his experiences leading 23 shuttle and station missions.

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