Dr. James Woodburn

Dr. James Woodburn

Chief Orbital Scientist

Jim is responsible for the development, verification, and enhancement of algorithms related to orbit determination, orbit dynamics, reentry prediction, and visibility computations in AGI’s software.

Jim has worked in the field of satellite dynamics and operations since 1986. He holds three U.S. patents and he has presented numerous technical papers at industry conferences. As a recognized expert in orbit determination, Jim also participates in industry peer reviews and provides operational support for programs using AGI’s flight dynamics tools.

Jim has a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

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