Ellen Stofan Announced as head of Science at NASA
Today on their 55th anniversary NASA has announced that Ellen Stofan is their new head of Science taking over from Waleed Abdalati. She will work as principle advisor to Administrator Charles Boden on all of NASA’s science programmes. Stofan is a planatery geologist who has been researching universe’s moons and planets for decades. She started working for NASA in 1991 before leaving taking the role of Vice president at Proxemy Research in 2000. Her return to NASA is highly anticipated.
“Ellen brings an extraordinary range of scientific research knowledge and planetary exploration experience to the chief scientist position, her breadth of experience and familiarity with the agency will allow her to hit the ground running. We’re fortunate to have her on our team.” - Charles Boden
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