Gazarik Named NASA Deputy Chief Technologist
[Satellite TODAY 01-13-11] NASA has appointed Michael Gazarik deputy chief technologist, responsible for coordination, integration and tracking of all technology investments across the agency as well as management of NASA’s space technology programs, the agency announced Jan. 12.
Gazarik’s background is in conceptual design and spaceflight engineering. He previously served as deputy director for programs in the engineering directorate at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
Prior to joining NASA, Gazarik served as project manager for the Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory.