Internationally recognized planetary scientist, space program executive and aerospace consultant, Dr. Stern served as NASA’s chief of all space and Earth-science programs. He has more than 25 years of experience in space instrumentation development, specializing in ultraviolet technologies.
His academic research includes work on spacecraft rendezvous theory, terrestrial polar mesospheric clouds, galactic astrophysics and planetary astronomy. He leads the team that launched NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which in 2015 will be the first probe to visit Pluto. Dr. Stern has published more than 200 technical papers about astronomy and the space program.
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|Jul 15, 2016||Tech Times - NASA Visualizes How A Space Probe Would Land On Pluto [Video]|
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|Jul 1, 2016||Space.com - It's Official! NASA Pluto Probe to Fly by Another Object in 2019|
|Jun 7, 2016||Epoch Times - Photos: Never Before Seen Closeup of Pluto’s Surface Captured by Spacecraft|
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|Jun 2, 2016||The Register - Plutonian 'lava lamp' seas give dwarf planet a regular face lift|