Firouz Naderi

Firouz Naderi

Firouz Michael Naderi is an Iranian-American scientist and currently the Director for Solar System Exploration at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory . In this role Naderi oversees JPL's robotic solar system missions in planning or, in development and operating missions, including the Cassini orbiter at Saturn, the Dawn spacecraft at the giant asteroid Vesta, JUNO on its way to Jupiter. Prior to this new position, he was the Associate Director of JPL responsible for Project Formulation and Strategy, serving as the Laboratory's senior official providing oversight of JPL new business acquisition and was the key strategic planning officer of JPL. Wikipedia*

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Firouz Naderi has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2004 News Conference. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2005 with an average of 188 views per program. Most appearances with Charles Elachi (3), Jennifer Trosper (3), Raymond E. Arvidson (2). Most common tag: Space.

Appearances by Title:c. January 5, 2004 - Present Manager, Mars Programs, NASA Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Mars Rover Missions: Mission Review

    Mars Rover Missions: Mission Review

    As part of a celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Mars Exploration Rover mission landing on Mars, officials talked to reporters…

  • Mars Rover Missions: Crew Experiences

    Mars Rover Missions: Crew Experiences

    As part of a celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Mars Exploration Rover mission landing on Mars, the MER team presented “Mars…

  • Mars Rovers Mission Update

    Mars Rovers Mission Update

    Officials spoke to reporters about the status of Mars rover missions, the decision to extend the mission and the objectives…

  • Mars Spirit Rover Update

    Mars Spirit Rover Update

    Officials talked to reporters about the status of the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit mission. They showed graphics and…

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