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

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Claudia J. Alexander (1959–2015), Ph.D.   was a research scientist specializing in geophysics and planetary science. She was African American. 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 

( Mod if this is the wrong place please move to the correct  location  please)

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Thanks for your post OldWolf and sorry to hear of her passing. I'd like to view the comet talk but each time I get a, "This web page is not available" warning.

Best regards,


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