Rodney Grubbs

Tomaso de Cola Rodney Grubbs – Deputy Area Director, SIS

Rodney Grubbs is the Deputy Area Director of the Space Internetworking Services Area (SIS).

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 has chaired the Motion Imagery & Applications Working Group, in the Space Internetworking Services Area of the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems, since it became a 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 the first ever Ultra High Definition program from a spacecraft. He is currently a Principal Investigator for the National Lab’s Red Digital Cinema camera on the ISS and is the Imagery Integration Lead for NASA’s Artemis Enterprise.

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