Education and Outreach Lead
Valerie Casasanto is ICESat-2’s education and outreach lead, and has worked on different NASA projects throughout her career, helping to design and integrate payload experiments for the space shuttle. As the outreach lead, Valerie designs and creates materials that spread the word about ICESat-2’s cool science and engineering, and interacts with student groups and the public. She is also involved in NASA’s Beautiful Earth program, which combines science with art and music. Valerie also enjoys sailing, and watching the osprey family that lives nearby.