Mandate of the Human Factors & Performance for Safety Committee

  • Identification of strategies for optimizing human performance and minimizing errors by increasing awareness of human factors engineering best practices throughout the entire lifecycle of spaceflight programs.
  • Assessment of human factors best practices for spaceflight crews & ground personnel, identifying vulnerabilities, improving organizational safety culture, etc.
  • Study of human factors lessons learned from other safety critical domains (such as medical, nuclear power, aviation, extreme environments) for relevance to spaceflight crew and ground personnel safety.