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Columbia, MD and Washington DC—September 12, 2018. With great sadness Universities Space Research Association today announces the passing of Dr. William Corso on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at his home in Virginia. USRA extends its heartfelt sympathies to his family.

Bill served as the Director, Goddard Earth Sciences, Technology, and Research (GESTAR) Cooperative Agreement at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center from 2011. GESTAR staff conduct research collaboratively, mainly within GSFC's Earth Sciences Division, but also with Solar Systems Exploration Division, and support the Office of Communications.

The team led by Universities Space Research Association (USRA) includes Morgan State University, Johns Hopkins University, I.M. Systems Group and Global Science and Technology. Under Bill’s leadership, the GESTAR collaborat...

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