Dr. Martin Still

Martin Still is the lead for the Exoplanet Research Program. He also serves as the Program Scientist for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), the Neil Gerhels Swift Observatory, and the Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) mission concept study. Dr Still is the deputy Program Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope, the Exoplanet Exploration program, and is the Executive Secretary of the Exoplanet Exploration Program Analysis Group.

Dr. Still received his Bachelors degree in Mathematics in 1991 from the University of Leicester, England, followed by a PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Sussex in 1995.

With scientific interests in black holes, stellar evolution, and exoplanet discovery, Martin joined NASA under a contract agreement in 1999, supporting the scientific community’s use of the XMM-Newton and Swift Space Observatories. Dr Still was the Gurdt Observer Office Director and deputy Science Office Director of NASA's Kepler mission, launched to discover thousands of new planets around other stars.

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