SORCE Mission Operations Presented with “Science Phoenix Award”
August 14, 2014
The last few months have been challenging for the SORCE Mission Operations team as they work to bring SORCE science measurements back to life. Their hard work has paid off and in recognition for everything they have done, from creative problem solving to extraordinary long hours, Tom Woods (SORCE Principal Investigator) and Bill Possel (LASP Mission Operations and Data Systems Director) presented them each with the “Science Phoenix Award.” The LASP Mission Operations team working on SORCE includes 31 people – 13 professionals and 18 students.
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Tom Woods (left) is pleased to present the Science Phoenix Award to the core SORCE Mission Operations team (right to left) Jennifer Reiter, Deb McCabe, and Sean Ryan. The LASP SORCE battery expert Emily Pilinski is missing from this photo. Photo credit: Mike Bryant, LASP.
The LASP Mission Operations professional staff working on SORCE includes (left to right): Wayne Russell, Ken Griest, Darren Osborne, Sam Gagnard, Don Gritzmacher, Jack Faber, Gabe Bershenyi, Alain Jouchoux, Sean Ryan, Jenn Reiter, Deb McCabe, and Dave Welch. Not shown: Jerel Moffatt. The 18 LASP SORCE Mission Operations students who also received the Science Phoenix Award were not included in this photo.
Photo credit: Mike Bryant, LASP.