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Caltech Picks Insider to Lead JPL

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Science  09 Feb 2001:
Vol. 291, Issue 5506, pp. 961-962
DOI: 10.1126/science.291.5506.961a

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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, soon will have a new leader who promises to confront the lab's troubles. Charles Elachi, now chief of space and earth science programs at JPL, will take over as director on 1 May.