Dr. Corinne Fletcher

Dr. Corinne Fletcher

Email:  CFletcher at usra.edu

 

Cori Fletcher was born and raised in Missouri.  She completed her bachelor's degree in Physics at the University of Missouri in 2011.  She then moved to Germany to complete her master’s in Astrophysics at the University of Bonn, Germany and the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy.  Here she studied high-mass star-formation using radio wavelengths. Following her Master’s degree she moved to Florida to continue with her Ph.D. in Space Science at Florida Institute of Technology.  For her Ph.D. she jumped to the other side of the spectrum and studied X-rays from magnetic fields in massive stars.  She recently joined the Fermi GBM team and is working on gamma-ray bursts.

In the News

December 22, 2021
USRA Scientists and Engineers Contribute to NASA's Xray Polarimetry Explorer

NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) launched successfully on December 9, 2021 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was a “picture perfect” launch, according to Principal Investigator Dr. Martin Weisskopf of the NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket performing nominally and nature providing ideal weather conditions.

USRA Scientists and Engineers Contribute to NASA's Xray Polarimetry Explorer
August 17, 2021
Bringing Earth Data to Life

Ms. Tondapu's work featured in an article on the NASA Applied Sciences website.

Bringing Earth Data to Life
April 13, 2021
Pollution Studies during COVID-19 Lockdown

View the WIRED article discussing Dr. Gupta's year-long study for pollution in India during the COVID-19 lock down.

Pollution Studies during COVID-19 Lockdown
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