Slava Turyshev

Slava Turyshev

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Dr. Slava G. Turyshev is a physicist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, whose areas of research include gravitational and fundamental physics, as well as astronomy, astrophysics and planetary science. He is an expert in spacecraft navigation, solar system dynamics, satellite and lunar laser ranging, planetary research and related technology efforts. Currently, he is working on the detection of asteroids and other moving objects in space using digital synthetic tracking technique, imaging LADAR, and high-precision astrometry. Dr. Turyshev has published over 185 research papers, 2 books. In 2016 Dr. Turyshev was elected into the International Academy of Astronautics.