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SMG Strategic Goals

  • Maintain and improve the quality, accuracy, consistency, and timeliness of weather support for human space flight and exploration.
  • Ensure SMG products and services meet the needs of NASA customers.
  • Ensure SMG maintains state-of-the-practice capability regarding meteorological systems, forecast techniques, and procedures.
  • Develop new analysis and forecast techniques applicable to space program weather support and document these developments within the meteorological community.
  • Promote a work environment that encourages excellence and professionalism through training and professional development.
  • Maintain a safe and environmentally compliant work environment.
  • Streamline and improve SMG's operational and administrative processes.
  • Improve integration of SMG products and services with customer systems, particularly the Mission Control Center.
  • Provide NASA customers with increased access to SMG's unique capabilities.
  • Maintain and develop partnerships with other meteorological organizations, universities, suppliers, and vendors.

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Page last modified: 4 November 2003