Scott Edgington

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Dr. Scott G. Edgington is a Planetary Scientist working at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1999 when he began his second post-doctoral internship studying Jupiter and Saturn. He become a full employee working nearly 100% of his waking hours on the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn in 2001. Dr. Edgington holds a B.S.E. in Engineering Physics from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Space Sciences from the University of Michigan. His research specialties are giant planet photochemistry and atmospheric structure, radiative transport in atmospheres and ring systems, and spectroscopy. He is Cassini’s Deputy Project Scientist and Investigation Scientist for both Cassini’s Composite Infrared Mapping Spectrometer and the Ultraviolet Spectrograph instrument on the Europa Clipper Mission.