Dr. Earl Maize
Dr. Earl Maize is the manager of the Cassini Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). He began at JPL working on the navigation and engineering teams for the Galileo mission to Jupiter. After Galileo’s final Earth flyby, he transferred to Cassini as the Spacecraft Operations manager and then Deputy Program Manager. He left the project for eight years to hold management positions in Guidance, Navigation, and Control and Avionics. He returned to Cassini as the Program Manager in January 2013. Dr. Maize has worked at JPL for the past 32 years. Prior to working at JPL, Dr. Maize worked with the Aerospace Corporation. He received his bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and his doctorate degree in mathematics from the Claremont Graduate University.