Join NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., in celebrating Black History Month. Each week in February, a different African-American employee from GSFC will be featured. In the opening week, two will be featured. The employees will talk about their careers, career paths and, in some cases, obstacles and challenges they have faced.
Dewayne Washington is the deputy news chief at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. His background is in journalism and he started as a combat correspondent for the U.S. Marines. He introduces the profiles for Black History Month 2009.