Dina Contella

Gateway Operations Integration and Utilization Manager

From the Flight Director console in Mission Control, Dina Contella oversaw the well-being of the International Space Station, space shuttles, and their crews for a host of missions over the course of nine years, leading teams of people operating vehicle systems and guiding astronauts building the space station, performing research, and maintaining it both inside and out. Now the Gateway Program’s manager for operations integration and utilization, she’s using her experience in operational leadership and risk management to develop how to best use the Gateway’s capabilities and plan for astronaut missions there.

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