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Ideas for Tomorrow: Jim Free, deputy associate administrator for technical programs, NASA Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate

03.30.16 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Greater Cleveland Partnership members are invited to attend the next program in the Cleveland Clinic Ideas for Tomorrow speaker series featuring GCP Board member Jim Free, former director, NASA John H. Glenn Research Center .

He was recently named deputy associate administrator for technical programs in the agency’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate in Washington, D.C.

Free has served in several other leadership positions including deputy director and director of space flight systems with responsibility for overseeing management of Glenn’s significant activities in the Agency’s Constellation, Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Space Communications, Human Research and Science Programs.

A native of Northeast Ohio, Free began his NASA career in 1990 at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, as a propulsion engineer and later as a systems engineer on several spacecraft. He earned his bachelor’s degree in aeronautics from Miami and his master’s degree in space systems engineering from Delft University, the Netherlands.

Ideas for Tomorrow is an ongoing speaker series that provides a forum for the world’s most distinguished thinkers, speakers and personalities to engage in a dialogue with members of our community.

RSVP today for VIP seating!

A limited number of VIP seats are available for GCP members. To reserve your place, please email us at or call 216.592.2370.