Patrick Scheuermann


Patrick Scheuermann
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Official NASA portrait
Alma materUniversity of New Orleans
OccupationNASA administrator
TitleDirector of the Marshall Space Flight Center
WebsiteMarshall Leadership

Patrick Scheuermann (pronounced "Sherman") is the former Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center located in Huntsville, Alabama. He was named to become the center's twelfth director on September 25, 2012.[1][2][3][4] He succeeds Robin Henderson, who had served as acting director for the preceding two months.[2][5] Scheuermann served as the director of the John C. Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi from March 2010 until his appointment to Marshall.[6][7][8] Earlier in his NASA career, he served as legislative fellow to Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott.[9]


  1. ^ "Patrick Scheuermann, Center Director, Marshall Space Flight Center" (PDF). NASA. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  2. ^ a b Stanfield, Jennifer; Weaver, David (September 25, 2012). "NASA Announces Senior Leadership Changes" (Press release). NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  3. ^ Roop, Lee (September 25, 2012). "Marshall Space Flight Center has new director; Lightfoot job promotion permanent". The Huntsville Times. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  4. ^ Kelley, Mike (September 26, 2012). "Scheuermann appointed new MSFC director". The Huntsville Times. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  5. ^ Cowing, Keith (July 9, 2012). "After 4 Months MSFC Has Yet Another Acting Director". NASA Watch. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
  6. ^ MBJ Staff (March 7, 2010). "Scheuermann elevated to Stennis director". Mississippi Business Journal. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  7. ^ Fox, Tom (March 9, 2012). "Rocket-propelled leadership: An interview with the director of NASA's Stennis Space Center". The Washington Post. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  8. ^ McDill, Stephen (April 8, 2012). "Infinity lifts off at Stennis Space Center on the Gulf Coast". Mississippi Business Journal. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  9. ^ Lott, Trent (January 24, 2000). "Tribute To Patrick E. Scheuermann". Capitol Words. Sunlight Foundation. Retrieved November 28, 2012.

External links

  • Marshall Space Flight Center website