Jay Greene
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"Jay H. Greene" is a retired NASA engineer. He worked as a Flight_controller#Flight_Dynamics_Officer_.28FDO_or_FIDO.29/FIDO flight controller during the Apollo Program and a Flight_controller#Flight_Director_.28FLIGHT.29/flight director from 1982 to 1986, most notably as ascent flight director during the Challenger accident in 1986. Greene worked for four years as a manager on the International Space Station project and received several awards for his work including the NASA Distinguished Service Medal. After his retirement in 2004 he served as a part-time consultant on the Exploration Systems Architecture Study. NASA Associate Administrator Rex Geveden described him as "a famous technical curmudgeon in the Agency."

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