TESS Deputy Program Manager
MIT Lincoln Laboratory (LL)
Kris Clark is the Deputy Program Manager for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission. For the past 20+ years, Kris has been involved in the design, assembly, test, and verification of ground, airborne, and space-based electro-optical systems with operational ranges from the UV to IR. Prior to her involvement with TESS, she worked on several NASA programs including Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), Ozone Mapping Profiler Suite (OMPS), and Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM).
Kris holds a bachelor's degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master's degree in physics from Tufts University.