2018 Team Photo at JPL and 2017 Team Photo at Lockheed Martin

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The InSight team is comprised of scientists and engineers from multiple disciplines and is a unique collaboration between countries and organizations around the world. The science team includes co-investigators from the U.S., France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

While numerous individuals make vital contributions without which this mission could not occur, key team members include:

Mission Team

Project Manager Charles P. Scott
Principal Investigator Bruce Banerdt
Deputy Principal Investigator Suzanne Smrekar
Project Scientist Mark Panning
Project System Engineer Jason Willis
Operations Mission Assurance Manager Ken Starr
Spacecraft Manager Pieter Kallemeyn
SEIS Project Manager Charles Yana
HP3 Project Manager Mattis Grott
Mission Manager Kathya Garcia
Mission Operations System Engineer Emily Eelkema Stough
Ground Data System Manager May Tran
Business Manager Deidre Takeyama


Program Executive Ramon DePaula
Program Manager Brad Zavodsky
Program Scientist Robert Fogel

Investigation Leads

Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS)
Philippe Lognonné
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP), France
Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3) Tilman Spohn
Institute of Planetary Research, German Aerospace Center(Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, or DLR), Germany
Rotation and Interior Structure Experiment (RISE) Kamal Oudrhiri
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), USA