"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."If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous public servants! More Jay Greene on Wikipedia.