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Ed Vancise

Ed Van Cise was the Flight Director for International Space Station Expedition 28, responsible for the safe execution of the mission from May - September 2011.

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Ed Van Cise served as the lead flight director for the International Space Station Expedition 28 from May 2011 through September 16, 2011. As a Flight Director, Ed led the ISS Orbit 3 Flight Control Team during the STS-131/19A space shuttle mission in March 2010 and also led the effort to uplink new software to multiple ISS computers on the external truss in December 2009. He has served as the Chair of the Generic Joint Operations Panel and will be the lead for the HTV-4 cargo mission to the International Space Station in spring 2013.