SRTM Ground Data Processing System Team Receive Awards
Twenty-three members of the SRTM Ground Data
Processing System Team were recognized by nga at a ceremony
on September 12 at JPL. Individual awards for each of the
Processing Team members were presented by Bobbi Lenczowski,
NGA, Technical Executive, and Tom Hennig, nga Special Assistant
to NASA [CURRENTLY], NGA SRTM Program Manager [PREVIOUSLY]. Over
14,000 one-degree by one-degree height and image data products over
the Earth were delivered to NGA on schedule and analyses by both
NGA and JPL indicate the performance well exceeds the mission
performance accuracy specification.
The awards were signed by James R. Clapper, Jr., Lieutenant General,
USAF (Ret.), Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency .
Included with the awards were a banner that was flown on the
shuttle, a NGA decal and a commemorative coin. JPL management in
attendance were Charles Elachi (Director, JPL), Diane Evans
(Director for Earth Science and Technology Directorate),
Charies Yamarone (Deputy Director for ESTD), Yunjin Kim
(SRTM Project Manager), and Soren Madsen.
Those receiving awards were:
Yunjin Kim, David Perz, Paul Rosen, Scott Hensley, Ernesto
Rodriguez, Jan Martin, Eric Gurrola, Joanne Shimada, Brian Swift,
David Imel, Mike Papin, Mark Tarbell, Theresa Wright, James
Cowan, Peter Kroger, Charles Morris, Mathew Yeates, John Eric
Belz, Leland Bunker, Elayne Brown, Joe Reymann, Joseph Kwan,
and Lori Udovich.