In Memoriam: Claudia J. Alexander (1959–2015), Ph.D.

July 12th, 2015 by Nick Evetts

In Memoriam: Claudia J. Alexander (1959–2015), Ph.D. was a research scientist specializing in geophysics and planetary science. She has worked for the United States Geological Survey and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. As member of the technical staff at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory,she was the last project manager of NASA’s Galileo mission to Jupiter and until the time of her passing had served as project manager and scientist of NASA’s role in the European led Rosetta mission to study comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Claudia was awarded the Emerald Honor for Women of Color in Research & Engineering by Career Communications Group, Inc.at the National Women of Color Research Sciences and Technology Conference. Our Condolences go out to her Family,Co-workers and friends at this time
Dr Alexander talks about Comets (requires RealPlayer)

One Response to “In Memoriam: Claudia J. Alexander (1959–2015), Ph.D.”

  1. Curtis Dunson says:

    I remember Dr. Claudia Alexander from childhood. She was always very intelligent and inquisitive. Dr. Alexander has accomplished so much in her life, for that is what we will celebrate when we think of her. My condolences to the Alexander family and know that Claudia will be truly missed.