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Bruce E. Reid
Mission Manager
Landsat Data Continuity Mission

Bruce E. Reid is the mission manager for NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission, or LDCM. He and the multi-disciplined Mission Integration Team, or MIT, are tasked by NASA Kennedy Space Center's Launch Services Program with the responsibility of managing the launch services integration and launch vehicle engineering aspects of the LDCM mission.

Reid's prior mission management experience includes NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST), the Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), and the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP), which successfully launched aboard a Delta II rocket on Oct. 28, 2011.

Reid was raised in West Palm Beach, Fla., where he graduated from John I. Leonard High School in 1981. After serving in the U.S. Army, he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Florida Atlantic University, or FAU, in 1992. Bruce joined the NASA team at the Kennedy Space Center in 1990 as a cooperative education student while attending FAU.

Reid lives in Merritt Island, Fla., where he enjoys spending his free time fishing and surfing with his son, Tyler.

May 2012

Biographies - Current Employees