Monsi Roman

NASA

Monsi C. Roman is the program manager for NASA's Centennial Challenges, a program that uses prize competitions and awards to accelerate innovation and crowdsource solutions that benefit NASA and the nation. From 1994 to 2015, she served as Chief Microbiologist for NASA’s Environmental Control and Life Support Systems, first for the development of the water and air systems currently in the International Space Station and later for proposed exploration missions. In addition, from 2011 to 2014 she was the Agency lead for the design, development and testing of advanced life support systems technologies that one day might support a crew during a mission to Mars.

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