Team Members

Team Members

Principal Investigator Luther Beegle
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
Deputy Principal Investigator Rohit Bhartia
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
Instrument Manager Edward Miller
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
Instrument Manager Lauren DeFlores
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
Instrument Chief Engineer Randy Pollock
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California


Co-Investigators

Sandy Asher
University of Pittsburg,
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Aaron Burton
NASA Johnson Space Center,
Houston, Texas

Samuel Clegg
Los Alamos National Laboratory,
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Pamela Conrad
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,
Greenbelt, Maryland

Kenneth Edgett
Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS),
San Diego, California

Bethany Ehlmann
California Institute of Technology,
Pasadena, California

Marc Fries
NASA Johnson Space Center,
Houston, Texas

William Hug
Photon Systems, Inc.,
Covina, California

Linda Kah
Planetary Science Institute

Falko Langenhorst
Friedrich Schiller University,
Jena, Germany

Michelle Minitti
Planetary Science Institute

Kenneth Nealson
University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, California

Juergen Popp
Friedrich Schiller University,
Jena, Germany

Pablo Sobron
SETI, Mountain View,
California

Andrew Steele
Carnegie Institution of Washington,
Washington, D.C.

Roger Wiens Los Alamos National Laboratory,
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Kenneth Williford
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory,
Pasadena, California

Aileen Yingst
Planetary Science Institute


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