- Press Release
- Sep 30, 2022
N. Wayne Hale, Jr. Joins Special Aerospace Services
Special Aerospace Services (SAS) of Boulder, Colorado, is pleased to announce that N. Wayne Hale, Jr. has joined SAS as Director of Human Spaceflight Programs.
Mr. Hale brings comprehensive experience in the field of human spaceflight following a career of more than 30 years with NASA. As one of his many instrumental assignments at NASA, Mr. Hale served as Program Manager for NASA’s Space Shuttle Program during the critical period following the Columbia accident, where his leadership significantly contributed to the return of the space shuttle to flight operations.
Prior to that, Mr. Hale served as a Space Shuttle Flight Director for 40 missions during 15 years. Most recently Mr. Hale served as NASA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Strategic Partnerships in Space Operations.
“Wayne brings expertise in program management, NASA procurement, federal budget development, national space policy development, international relationships between space agencies, organizational culture change and interagency relationships. This expertise is critical for our clients’ development programs and SAS’ current national and international programs. We are honored to have Wayne join our team.” states Heather Bulk, President and CEO of SAS.
About SAS: Special Aerospace Services provides expertise in Complex Space Systems Program Management, Launch System Development, Responsive Spacecraft Operations, International Strategic Weapons Demilitarization, Human Spaceflight SafetyTM Services, and Mission Assurance Services for Commercial and US Government Programs. SAS can be found at www.SpecialAerospaceServices.com or by phone at 303-625-1010.