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Project Manager and Scientist in the Life Sciences Division at NASA Ames Research Center
Debra Reiss-Bubenheim Image left: Debra Reiss-Bubenheim portrait. Click on the photo for high resolution image.

Debra Reiss-Bubenheim is a project manager and scientist in the Life Sciences Division at NASA Ames Research Center. In 1990, she was hired by NASA to serve as a payload scientist for the Spacelab Life Sciences-2 mission that flew in 1993. She has managed the payload science for more than 22 middeck payloads consisting of more than 50 Principal Investigators. For her work, Reiss-Bubenheim has received several special recognition awards, both from Ames and from NASA Headquarters. She is currently the Project Manager for the non-exercise physiological countermeasures project supporting the Human Research Program. Prior to joining Ames Debra was a research technician at both Purdue University and Utah State University. She also taught in the plant science department at Utah State. Reiss-Bubenheim has a B.S. in ornamental horticulture from the Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture, and an M.S. in horticulture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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