FORA.tv Speaker - Scott Bolton
Dr. Scott Bolton is the Director of the Space Sciences Department at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in San
Antonio, Texas. Dr. Bolton is also the Principal Investigator for the Juno project, a project within NASA’s New Frontiers Program. Prior to being Director at SwRI, Dr. Bolton was a
senior scientist and manager at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for over 25 years. During his tenure as Director of Space Science at SwRI, Dr. Bolton oversaw the launches of New Horizons and IBEX, the selection of Juno, the confirmation of MMS, and the delivery of hardware for a number of non-NASA programs related to national security. As director of SwRI’s Space Science Department, Dr. Bolton is responsible
for the approximately 150 engineers and scientists working on over a dozen programs including new proposals, instrument development, mission operations and scientific data analysis.
09.20.12 | 00:04:24 min
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