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John L. Crassidis

CUBRC Professor in Space Situational Awareness
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Space debris, space junk

John Crassidis works with NASA, the U.S. Air Force and other agencies to monitor space debris, also known as space junk, which threatens satellites and future space missions.

There is no cost-effective way to remove space debris, so Crassidis is improving how we track the thousands of manmade objects that orbit Earth.

His research is focused on improving the security of the nation’s communication and weather satellites, as well as mitigating the risks posed by space debris to future space missions.

CONTACT:

John L. Crassidis, PhD
CUBRC Professor in Space Situational Awareness
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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