From 1998 to 2009 she was a staff scientist at the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, and later Manager of the Education and Public Outreach program for the Spitzer Space Telescope, at the California Institute of Technology. She is a frequent on camera contributor to programming on The History Channel and Science Channel.
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Thaller is a regular contributor to the online edition of the Christian Science Monitor, for which she writes a monthly science column, and has appeared on the History Channel show, The Universe. She appears in the Science Channel show, How the Universe Works. Thaller also contributed to and appeared in the award-winning video podcast series IRrelevant Astronomy.
Thaller is married to Sigma Space Optical Engineer Andrew Booth and lives in Maryland.