About James Green
James Green is the Director of the Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters. Jupiter trip. He received his Ph.D. in Space Physics from the University of Iowa in 1979 and began working in the Magnetospheric Physics Branch at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in 1980. Dr. Green developed and managed the Space Physics Analysis Network here that provided scientists all over the world with rapid access to data, to other scientists. From 1985 to 1992 he was the head of the National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The NSSDC is NASA’s largest space science data archive. In 1992, he became the Chief of the Space Science Data Operations Office until 2005, when he became the Chief of the Science Proposal Support Office. In 1988, he received the Arthur S. Flemming award given for outstanding individual performance in the federal government.