an Explore Mars Event

May 16-18, 2023

The National Academy of Sciences Building

Washington D.C.

Jason Dickerson

NASA | Logistics Engineering and Marine Operations

Jason Dickerson is an engineer with NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. He works in Transportation and Logistics Engineering coordinating the marine operations of various flight and non-flight articles utilizing the NASA Barge Pegasus. The Transportation and Logistics Engineering team also oversees the general maintenance and modifications of the Barge. Notable shipments during his tenure at NASA include the transportation of the Artemis I Core Stage from Stennis Space Center to Kennedy Space Center, the Artemis I Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter from Marshall Space Flight Center to Kennedy Space Center, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V Booster from Yellow Creek Mississippi to Kennedy Space Center, and the engine section of the Artemis III Core Stage.

Prior to joining NASA, Jason commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force from Auburn University with an undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering. He served as a system engineer in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense Systems Branch at Aberdeen Proving Grounds. During his time in the Air Force, he worked as an engineer for the Radiological Detection System program, fielding lab equipment in and outside the United States for the Global Bio Surveillance Technology Initiative program, and fielding personal protective equipment/tools while assigned to the Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits program.