Genevieve Escande de Messieres

Genevieve Escande de Messieres

  • Lead Outreach Coordinator
  • 301.614.6444
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 618
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Brief Bio

    Geneviève de Messières is the lead for the Earth to Sky Interagency Partnership https://earthtosky.org/. She works for Science Systems and Applications, Inc, and is based at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. Before arriving at NASA, she earned her PhD in astronomy from the University of Virginia and managed the Astronomy Education Program at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

    Positions/Employment

    5/2019 - Present

    Education & Public Outreach Coordinator

    Science Systems and Applications, Inc, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD
    9/2015 - 5/2019

    Astronomy Education Program Manager

    Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
    10/2011 - 9/2015

    Astronomy Educator

    Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC

    Education

    • PhD, Astronomy, University of Virginia, 2011
    • MS, Astronomy, University of Virginia, 2006
    • BA, Astrophysics, Swarthmore College, 2004

    Professional Societies

    National Association for Interpretation, 2019 - Present
    American Geophysical Union, 2019 - Present

    Special Experience

    Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador, 2016 - present.

    Brief Bio

    Geneviève de Messières is the lead for the Earth to Sky Interagency Partnership https://earthtosky.org/. She works for Science Systems and Applications, Inc, and is based at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. Before arriving at NASA, she earned her PhD in astronomy from the University of Virginia and managed the Astronomy Education Program at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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