Jessica Parsons is the SLS integration lead within the GSDO program at KSC. She is responsible for the technical integration between SLS and GSDO in support of processing and operations of the launch vehicle for EM-1. For four years she served as the CPIT (cross program integration team) Systems Integration Lead. Parsons managed a group of cross-discipline and cross-program technical teams that develop integrated products for program-to-program use, including interfaces for integrated test and checkout products as well as operation maintenance requirements, avionics, software, plans and processes. She has worked at KSC for about 15 years and has a background in fluid systems engineering. Parsons holds a bachelor’s in aerospace engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and two master’s degrees in space systems from the Florida Institute of Technology.