NASA Imagery Experts Program Manager
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 currently 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 High Definition Television (HDTV) and Digital Cinema cameras and related experiments on the Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS), including the first ever live HDTV program from a spacecraft and more recently, the first ever Ultra High Definition program from a spacecraft. He is currently Principal Investigator for the National Lab’s Red Digital Cinema camera on the ISS and the Imagery Subsystem Lead for the Lunar Gateway. He also chairs the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems Motion Imagery and Applications Working Group.