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Timothy Walsh

Acting Director, Joint Polar Satellite System
Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Program Office
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Timothy Walsh is the Acting JPSS Program Director. Previously he served as deputy director of NOAA’s Office of Satellite and Product Operations (OSPO). He also served as acting Assistant System Program Director, where he supported the acting System Program Director with oversight of the program and ground and flight projects. Prior to these roles, Tim was the NOAA Deputy Program Director for JPSS and he also served as the Deputy Project Manager for the GOES-R Series Flight Project. Before joining NOAA in 1995, Tim supported a number of NASA missions, including the launch and check out of the GOES-8 and GOES-9 spacecraft as a member of the GOES Mission Operations Support Team.

Previous to working at NASA, Walsh supported the development of multiple projects for air traffic and fire-control radar systems, electronic warfare and strategic communications systems. Tim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Duke University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.