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Photo of Ram Bhat Ram Bhat has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engg. And a M.S. in Aero-Space Engg. He has 31 years of experience in the filed of Navigation and Flight Mechanics. Mission Design studies and Navigation were done for several earth orbiters including TOPEX/Poseidon. Assisted to maintain Canadian Space agencies RADARSAT ground track within +/- 1 km during JPL imaging of ATLANTIC Continent (2001). Conducted OD analyses with one-way data (VLBI and Doppler) of Soviet Vega spacecraft. Maneuver analyses were carried out for MSR, MER, EUROPA Orbiter, and Inside-Jupiter Missions. Currently working as a maneuver analyst for STARDUST, MGS, and Odyssey missions.

He is married and has a daughter and a son. Daughter is married and currently doing graduate studies in Public Health and son-in-law is a research scientist at a Biotech company. The son is doing under-graduate studies in business economics.


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