George Sarver

George Sarver

SOFIA Deputy Program Manager
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George Sarver is currently the Deputy Program Manager for SOFIA, (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy). He began working at Ames in 1988 as a team leader in the early stages of development for SOFIA and Spitzer Space Telescope. He has worked in the early development stages of many projects at Ames including the Mars Pathfinder. George also spent six years as a Project Manager for Space Station Biological Research Project, (SSBRP) and received the award for outstanding leadership, and distinguished management and technical support of the Safety and Mission Assurance Disciplines to significantly reduce risk and increase mission success for the Space Station Biological Research Project. He then moved on to the Crew Launch Vehicle, (CLV) and Crew Exploration Vehicle, (CEV) Projects. He received a B.S., M.S. and PhD in in Aerospace Engineering fro MIT and has been advancing space technology for NASA for more than 25 years.

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