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Michael Kelley

Program Scientist at NASA Headquarters.

Dr. Michael S. Kelley joined the Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in 2008. In addition to more than twenty years of geological research, teaching, and field experience, Mike brought to the Division private sector corporate experience and many years of service to the planetary science community.  He currently serves as a Program Scientist for the Near-Earth Object Observations Program.  Mike oversees the Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) Program, serves as the program scientist for the NEOWISE mission, and is a Discipline Scientist for the Solar System Observations program.  In addition to his duties in planetary defense, Mike serves as the program scientist for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Odyssey, and Dawn missions, and previously for the EPOXI and Stardust-NExT comet encounter missions and the Planetary Data System.

Prior to joining NASA Headquarters, Mike held a National Research Council Fellowship at Johnson Space Center, and was a research faculty member at Georgia Southern University. 

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Michael Kelley News

First international asteroid tracking exercise proves a success

New Atlas - 08-Nov-2017

An international team led by NASA has tested the International Asteroid Warning Network, which su...