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   Jim Graf
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, California
United States Of America
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BSE, Princeton University
MS, Colorado State University

Background Information
Jim Graf received a BSE from Princeton University in 1972 and an MS from Colorado State University in 1976. He has been employed in various space-related developments for 28 years, ranging from the development of ion thruster technology to the management of the Quick Scatterometer Mission, an Earth orbiting satellite that was ready to launch within one year of formal go-ahead. He is the recipient of NASA's Outstanding Leadership Medal and an Aviation Week's 1999 Laurel for Space. Currently, he is the manager of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Project.