United Space Alliance
3.8 of 5 170 reviews
www.unitedspacealliance.com Houston, TX 1000 to 5000 Employees
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Company - Private
Construction, Repair & Maintenance
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

United Space Alliance (USA) is a space-race heavyweight; the Houston-based prime contractor runs NASA's 173,000 pound Shuttles -- Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour. USA, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, was established in 1996 in response to NASA's move to consolidate multiple Space Shuttle contracts under a single entity. The company provides mission operations, astronaut and flight controller training, flight software development, Shuttle payload integration, and vehicle processing, launch, and recovery operations. It also leads training and... More

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United Space Alliance President & CEO Virginia Barnes

Virginia Barnes

President & CEO

Processing the Space Shuttle

 Former Ops & Processing Staff II in Cape Canaveral, FL

Pros: Working on the Space Shuttle program as part of the USA team was a great experience. Aside from my day job, I got to watch shuttle launches up close and enjoyed working with dedicated teams. When the program ended, USA was extremely proactive in… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Cape Canaveral, FL Jul 2009 – Reviewed Oct 17, 2013

Interview Details – Interview were very standard HR approved only questions asked by 2-3 managersFull Interview

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George M. Low Award - NASA Quality & Excellence, NASA, 2009
Robert J. Collier Trophy, National Astronautic Association, 2009

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