Ana Rivera is a senior program integration manager in the Program Business Office of NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP) at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida. As Program Integration Manager, she serves as a key member of the mission integration team. She is responsible for participating in the initiation, planning, and execution of all matters associated with launch service contracts and associated mission budgets.
Ana began her career with NASA in 2005 with the Shuttle Processing Directorate as an electrical engineer. In this role, she served as a Remote Manipulator System (RMS) engineer and was responsible for processing, integration, and testing of the Space Shuttle RMS, also known as the Canada arm, and the inspection boom assembly. During her tenure with the Shuttle Program, Ana also served on a Source Evaluation Board in support of the Constellation Program. In 2010, she began serving as a business integration engineer in the LSP Business Office and moved into her current role in 2013.
Ana was born and raised on Florida’s Space Coast. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Ana currently resides in Merritt Island, FL with her husband and their young daughter.