Kasha Patel was a science writer and video producer at NASA Earth Observatory 2018-21. She previously worked in the Office of Communications at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, where she hosted an award-winning NASA TV miniseries highlighting Earth science fieldwork. While Kasha enjoys uncovering interesting story angles in any satellite image or data set, she gravitates towards citizen science projects, auroras, and tracking diseases and natural hazards from space.
Kasha studied chemistry at Wake Forest University, science journalism at Boston University, and introductory data journalism at the ProPublica Data Institute. Outside of work, she regularly performs stand-up comedy and plays ultimate frisbee.