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Happy 70th Birthday Claire!

Happy 70th Birthday Claire!
-- From Colleen and all your Code 600 Colleagues

Claire writes:
“I have been on sea ice before, but never on an iceberg. Where we were, there were no other people visible anywhere, although we saw tracks clearly showing that other people had been out to the icebergs before us. We also passed over fresh polar bear tracks, which was very cool, although it was probably a very good thing that we didn’t actually see the polar bear.” photo of Claire P in Antarctica
photo of Claire P in Antarctica photo of Claire P in Antarctica
Photos by Jeremy Harbeck.
Photo #3 (left to right): Adam Greeley, Nathan Kurtz, and Claire Parkinson

Professor Saku Tsuneta, Director General of ISAS, visits

photo of Tsuneta, Hartman, and Kelley
Colleen Hartman and Richard Kelley (662) present Professor Saku Tsuneta, Director General, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan, with a plaque commemorating the strong scientific collaboration in astrophysics between NASA and JAXA.

Poster Blowout 2018

Note from the Director:
I would like to thank the Director’s Science Committee for putting on an amazingly successful event where scientists and engineers across Goddard shared their work and made new contacts. The interdisciplinary interactions were especially exciting and crossed all four science disciplines.

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