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Leon Maldonado

Education
  • California Polytechnic University, Pomona (1982-1986). Studies in Electrical Eng./ CS.

Research Interests
  • Optimization of projects scheduling and mission planning.

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ASTER Icon ASTER
ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) is an imaging instrument flying on Terra, a satellite launched in December 1999 as part of NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS).


Professional Experience
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1982-Present)
  • Earth Sciences (Surface and Interior Group): ASTER Mission Science Scheduling Manager, Engineering Liaison. (1999-Present)
  • Radar Science Group: AIRSAR Mission Planner (1988-1999)
  • Geology Remote Sensing Group : Field Specialist / Spectroscopy Operations (1982-1988)

Selected Awards
  • Service Award, US Department of Interior
  • Charles Bolden Letter of Recognition ('10)
  • Team Service Award ('15, '10, '03)
  • NASA Group Achievement Awards ('15, '11, '01)


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