Death of Claudia Alexander

July 11, 2015
Los Angeles, California

Renowned scientist who helped lead mission to Jupiter dies
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Claudia Alexander, the brilliant NASA scientist who concluded the agency's highly-successful Galileo mission to Jupiter died on July 11, according to the Associated Press. She was 56 and, per the LA Times, waged a lengthy battle with breast cancer.

By JOHN ROGERS, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Claudia Alexander, a brilliant, pioneering scientist who helped direct NASA's Galileo mission to Jupiter and the international Rosetta space-exploration project, has died...

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