Amanda Mitskevich, M.S., EM, ’92

In her 30 years with NASA, Amanda Mitskevich has held a variety of leadership positions. She is now program manager of the Launch Services Program at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida, responsible for overseeing NASA’s provision and management of domestic commercial launch services for robotic missions. In this role, she oversees the progress of planning and acquisition of launch services, commercial launch vehicle engineering and analysis, mission integration, launch vehicle production, launch site processing, launch campaigns and launch.

Amanda also served as chief of the Flight Projects Office in the Launch Services Program, which provides mission management of the launch service across NASA’s commercial launch vehicle fleet. She oversaw more than 30 successful missions through launch, and implemented many cross-cutting processes to enable consistent and customer-focused management.

Her numerous honors include a Certificate of Commendation, NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medal and the Dr. Kurt H. Debus Award.

She earned a master’s degree in engineering management at UCF in 1992, and she holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech.