The flow managers glossary

It’s a struggle not to write or talk in NASA-speak, a bad habit picked up from years of intensive training. Even with the name I chose for this writing space, plain English must rule. Still, before a next post picking up where I left off, here is an aside on how we laughed at some of our obscure lingo in the early 1990s Shuttle program.

A picture of a "Flow Manager's Glossary" (humor). Credit: Edgar Zapata, memorabilia collection.
A “flow manager” was someone with the job of managing the endless scheduling and tasks for launching a Space Shuttle.

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