• image of rosalynne strickland Rosalynne Strickland

    Rosalynne Strickland began her NASA career in 1985 as a quality engineer within the Safety, Reliability, and Quality Assurance Department.  Within 2 years of joining NASA, she moved into the new area of software quality assurance which became her focus for many years.  She became the first Software Chief Safety and Mission Assurance Officer and led a team of software assurance engineers responsible for implementing software quality, safety, reliability and verification and validation requirements on all MSFC programs and projects.  At the time of her retirement, she served as a Technical Assistant within the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate.  During her tenure at MSFC, she received numerous awards and citations, most notably Director Commendations, the NASA Silver Achievement Medal, Space Flight Awareness Honoree, and the Silver Snoopy. Rosalynne Strickland retired from Marshall Space Flight Center after 34 years of dedicated service.