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Heather Rarick

Heather Rarick

Assistant Director in the Flight Operations Directorate

NASA

Heather Rarick is the Assistant Director in the Flight Operations Directorate. Ms. Rarick serves as the primary point of contact with the Commercial Crew Program, ensuring operational expertise and technical recommendations are applied to human spaceflight missions. Prior to her current assignment, Ms. Rarick was a Flight Director for the International Space Station (ISS) and lead Flight Director for the Commercial Crew Program (CPP). She supported ISS operations over the course of eight years, served as Lead for ISS Expedition 17 and the Space Shuttle/ISS Mission of STS-128/17A.