Image from TERRA
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 13:51 EST

The state of New South Wales (NSW) in south eastern Australia is continuing to experience devastating bushfires due to the dry tinder-like atmosphere in the territory: high winds, dry lightning and continuing heat.

Image from TERRA
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:56 EST

Smoke billows from the scores of bushfires on Australia east coast in this image captured by NASA's Terra satellite on Nov. 08, 2019, using the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument onboard.

Image from TERRA
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 19:03 EST

The Earth-observing mission ECOSTRESS reveals how the massive rainforest fires this past August spread in dry areas visible only to this specialized sensor.

Mr. Wynn J. Watson

Earth 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, GPM, and ICESat-2 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.