Carlos I Calle

Calle, Carlos I.: - Carlos I Calle is a senior research scientist at NASA Kennedy Space Center and is founder and head of the Electrostatics and Surface Physics Laboratory. He is currently working on the problem of electrostatic phenomena of granular and bulk material as they apply to planetary surfaces, particularly that of Mars, developing instrumentation for future planetary exploration missions. He has over 150 scientific publications, four books, and several patents. Dr Calle received the NASA Exceptional Technological Achievement Medal in 2010, the NASA Spaceflight Awareness Award in 2003 for his outstanding contributions to the space program, and the NASA Silver Snoopy Award in 2007 for his exceptional contributions to human spaceflight.