Stephen A Rinehart

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Stephen A Rinehart

  • Associate Lab Chief , Observational Cosmology Laboratory
  • 301.286.4591 | 301.286.1617
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 665
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
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    Current Projects

    Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)

     Project Scientist, Co-I, Member of science team.

    Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for Infrared Interferometry (BETTII)

     Principal Investigator

    Optical Properties of Astronomical Dust Analogues

     Principal Investigator

    Wide-Field Imaging Interferometry Testbed (WIIT)

     Deputy PI

    Positions/Employment

    7 / 2011 - Present

    Associate Chief, Laboratory for Observational Cosmology, Code 665

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    9 / 2004 - Present

    Astrophysicist, Laboratory for Observational Cosmology, Code 665

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    9 / 2001 - 9 / 2004

    National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow

    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    5 / 1999 - 5 / 2001

    Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Queen Mary & Westfield College, Physics Department, London, United Kingdom

    Education

    Ph.D., Physics, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY, January 1999. Advisor: J. R. Houck.
    Thesis: "Infrared Astronomy and Stellar Evolution"

    M.S. Physics, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY, August 1996.

    B.S. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA, May 1993.
    Thesis: "Characterization of Ultraviolet Optics for HETE"

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