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Scientist, Project Manager
Robert Scharf is the manager of the Image Science and Analysis Group within the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division at the Johnson Space Center. He works for the JSC Engineering Technology and Science (JETS) contract and manages a wide range of image analysis services provided to ARES and various space programs. Scharf has previously served in various roles such as an imaging scientist, Mir external photo/TV survey lead, ISS external survey lead, orbiter inspection coordinator and project manager prior to becoming a manager in 2012. His interests in imaging science started right out of high school when he entered the U.S. Army as an imagery analyst where he was responsible for the tactical identification of the Warsaw Pact and NATO equipment in aerial imagery.