People

Dream Job

“It’s important to remind ourselves that we have the most glorious jobs in the world. We are all paid to figure out how the universe began and how it evolves. We’re paid to try to figure out how the night sky, full of galaxies and stars and planets, came to be. And we’re paid to try to find life elsewhere in the universe. What could be better than that?” 

–Paul Hertz, Director of Astrophysics Division

Tony Hoffman

Citizen Scientist / Technology Journalist (Senior Analyst)

Les Hamlet

Citizen Scientist / Materials Testing

Bob Fletcher

Citizen Scientist | Science and Math Teacher

Emily Burns-Kaurin

Citizen Scientist / College Student

Jörg Schümann

Citizen Scientist / Accountant

Peter Ansorge

Citizen Scientist / Business Consultant

Joshua "Josh" Hamilton

Citizen Scientist / Director of Adult Faith Formation

Rob Zellem

Astronomer

Chris Ratzlaff

Citizen Scientist / Product Manager

Katharina Doll

Citizen Scientist / University Research Assistant

Rocky Raybell

Citizen Scientist / Retired

Christy Turner

Citizen Scientist / Technical Business Analyst / Professional Photographer

Lauren Farmer

Citizen Scientist / Polar Guide

Rosa Castro

Citizen Scientist / Retired Mental Health Therapist

Dalia Kirschbaum

Research Scientist

Lily Wan Wah Lau

Citizen Scientist / Photographer

Sebastian "Seb" Hoenig

Citizen Scientist / Professor

Dan Caselden

Citizen Scientist / Security Engineer

Marc Jason Kuchner

Astrophysicist / Citizen Science Officer

Steven Silverberg

Citizen Scientist / Postdoctoral Associate

Elizabeth MacDonald

Space Physicist

Marilé Colón Robles

NASA GLOBE Clouds Project Scientist / NASA Education Specialist

Tamara Stajić

Citizen Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer

Frank Kiwy

Citizen Scientist / Senior Software Developer