Donald McMonagle is the Vice President NASA Programs for Raytheon, located in Tucson Arizona.
McMonagle was selected as an astronaut by NASA in June 1987. A veteran of three space flights, McMonagle has logged over 605 hours in space. Donald Ray McMonagle became the Manager, Launch Integration, at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on August 15, 1997. In this capacity he was responsible for final Shuttle preparation, launch execution, and return of the orbiter to KSC following landings at any location other than KSC. He was chair of the Mission Management Team, and was the final authority for launch decision.