Image from TERRA
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:03 EDT

More than 400 miles above Earth, a satellite the size of a school bus is earning its frequent flyer miles. On Oct. 6, NASA’s Terra completed 100,000 orbits around Earth. Terra, which launched Dec. 18, 1999, is projected to continue operation into the 2020s.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:33 EDT

NASA's MISR instrument captures Hurricane Florence just off the East Coast. Data from two of its nine cameras is combined to show the storm in 3D

Image from TERRA
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 16:33 EDT

For the first time ever, measurements from NASA Earth-observing research satellites are being used to help combat a potential outbreak of life-threatening cholera. Humanitarian teams in Yemen are targeting areas identified by a NASA-supported project that precisely forecasts high-risk regions based on environmental conditions observed from space.

Mr. Wynn J. Watson

WynnWatson copyEarth Science Mission Operations Project Manager

Mail code 428
Goddard Space Flight Center
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Greenbelt, MD 20771
Phone: (301) 614-5347
Email: wynn.j.watson@nasa.gov


Mr. Watson currently serves as the NASA Earth Science Mission Operations (ESMO) Project Manager at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).  In this position he is responsible for assuring the safe and efficient operations of the Terra, Aqua, Aura, TRMM, and EO-1 spacecraft and to provide leadership in management of the A-Train constellation of spacecraft.

Since joining the GSFC in 1988, Mr. Watson has successfully worked on a number of technical assignments and programs including serving as the GSFC Deputy CIO for Enterprise Architecture and the Hubble Space Telescope Ground Systems Manager.

Mr. Watson holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and a MS in Computer Science from Loyola and a Masters in General Administration specializing in the management of IT systems from the University of Maryland University College.