Who is Vicki Smith?

Vicki Smith Support Scientist at The Space Geodesy Facility.


Physicists are involved in a wide range of activities, including electronics, energy, space, transport, medicine and materials. Their work can involve designing and conducting experiments, simulating real-life problems and conditions in laboratories, or making a series of observations which are written up in reports.

The Space Geodesy Facility

The Space Geodesy Facility (SGF) exists to support geodetic and geophysical research [the study of the Earth and its gravitational field] through satellite tracking data and related products. It is operated as one of the research facilities of the Natural Environment Research Council, (NERC) which funds the facility in collaboration with the Ministry of Defence. Facility staff are based at Herstmonceux in East Sussex in the grounds of the Bader International Study Centre.