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Dr. Edward J. Weiler is the Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland. He was appointed to this position effective August 02, 2004. Previously, he had served as the Associate Administrator for NASA’s Space Science Enterprise from 1998 to 2004.
Prior to his appointment as Associate Administrator, Dr. Weiler served as the Director of the Astronomical Search for Origins Program at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. He also served as the Chief Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope from 1979 until 1998. Dr. Weiler joined NASA Headquarters in 1978 as a staff scientist and was promoted to the Chief of the Ultraviolet/Visible and Gravitational Astrophysics Division in 1979.
Dr. Weiler was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1949.