In her role as chief scientist, Calvin will advise on the agency’s science programmes and science-related strategic planning and investments.
As senior climate advisor, NASA explains she will provide recommendations for the agency’s climate-related science, technology, and infrastructure programmes.
“Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing our nation – and our planet,” she highlighted. “NASA is a world leader in climate and Earth science. I’m excited to be a part of the team that is helping to advance this important science mission.”