L.A. Morabito



Linda Morabito began her undergraduate work in Astronomy at the University of Southern California, with an emphasis on extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. She joined Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1973 as a temporary summer employee and then again in 1974 after securing her undergraduate degree in Astronomy. Linda worked as a senior engineer in the Outer Planet and Navigation Section at Jet Propulsion Laboratory from 1974 to 1981. She was a member of NASA's Viking Flight Team and was a guest investigator on the Viking Extended Mission to Mars. In 1979, she discovered the currently active extraterrestrial volcanism on Jupiter's moon Io. She has served on several state-of-the-art planetary and extragalactic education programs for student researchers in association with NASA spacecraft missions. She is currently an Associate Professor of Astronomy at Victor Valley College in Victorville, CA where she is conducting research on a new cosmological model of an accretion universe.

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