James Green

Dr. James Green is the NASA Chief Scientist. He received his Ph.D. in Space Physics in 1979 and began working at NASA, where he developed and managed NASA’s first Internet, the Space Physics Analysis Network. His positions at NASA include serving as head of the National Space Science Data Center at Goddard Space Flight Center, Chief of the Space Science Data Operations Office, and Chief of the Science Proposal Support Office. From August 2006 to April 2018, James was the Director of the Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters. Under his leadership, more than a dozen planetary missions have been successfully executed.