Robert M. Plencner, Chief
Welcome to the Propulsion Systems Analysis Branch at NASA Glenn Research Center in
Cleveland, Ohio. Here, we strategically assess this
center’s aeronautics and space program activities.
We play a critical role in analytically calculating the performance
and economic benefits of advanced and unconventional aeronautical
and astronautical technologies. These assessments help to influence NASA’s
decision-making process and strategically guide the direction of its technology
technologies developed under these programs enable the Agency
to charter a bold new course by improving the quality of life
on this planet and exploring the universe.
We are committed to revolutionizing propulsion, power, and
communications technologies to ensure the U.S. industry’s
global preeminence in both aeronautics and space. These technologies
will lead to environmentally friendly and economically viable
air transportation, improve our understanding of the universe,
and enable human and robotic exploration of the solar system.
We are excited to be part of the technological journey into
the new century and invite you to join us in this great adventure
by learning more about what we do, how it affects you, and
how you can play a role.