Under the leadership of its director, Goddard is managed by a system of directorates. The directorates and their functions are as follows: + More
Welcome to Employee Orientation for new and
transferring Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) employees. This site provides
the essential information, forms, contacts,
and checklists that you will need to begin working
at GSFC. Your orientation
starts here and will continue with onsite in-processing,
briefings, training, and management receptions.
To get started, select your employee type from
the list above and follow the checklist.
Center Director - Christopher J. Scolese
Congratulations and welcome to NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center! We are delighted you are joining the Goddard workforce. We have exciting and challenging work and your role is important in fulfilling the mission of our organization.
As you work through the orientation process and learn about your new job, keep the mission in mind. We will help you become a productive member of our staff through orientation and training. In the next few weeks, you will meet many coworkers, supervisors, and managers. Feel free to let them know what you need to become acclimated to the workplace. You will also be provided written information during the New Employee Orientation and your supervisor, Administrative Officer, or Human Resources Specialist are available if you have any questions.
We are looking forward to a long-term and successful relationship at the Goddard Space Flight Center! + More
Where We've Been
In 1959, Goddard Space Flight Center was established as NASA's first space flight center. Since it's inception, Goddard employees have accomplished many great scientific and technological feats in air and space. + Goddard's Historic Firsts + Contributions