Imagery Experts Program Manager, NASA
“More and Better Pixels: How NASA Plans to use HDR, 4K, VR and Other Technologies to Take Everyone Along for the Ride to Mars”
Thursday, December 8
1:00 p.m.– 2:00 p.m.
Government Video Theater
Rodney Grubbs began his career as a co-op motion picture photographer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center while a student at the University of Alabama. He is the NASA Imagery Experts Program Manager and Chairs the NASA Digital Television Working Group. He is responsible for the NASA video distribution architecture including NASA TV and internet video distribution. He has been a Principal Investigator for flights of HDTV cameras and related experiments on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS), including the first ever live HDTV program from a spacecraft. He is currently Principal Investigator for a Red Digital Cinema camera on the ISS. He chairs the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems Motion Imagery and Applications Working Group that developed the first ever international standards for video between spacecraft and from spacecraft to ground stations.