Mission Team

Mission Team

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

Project Manager John B. McNamee
Deputy Project Manager Matthew T. Wallace
Project Scientist Ken Farley
Deputy Project Scientist Ken Williford
Science Office Manager Nicole Spanovich
Project System Engineering Manager Doug Bernard
Project System Engineering Deputy Manager Kirk Breitenbach
Project System Engineering Chief Engineer Adam Steltzner
Project System Engineering SM Lead Jennifer Trosper
Flight Systems Manager Gun-Shing Chen
Deputy Flight Systems Manager Jeff Srinivasan
Assistant Flight Systems Manager &
ATLO Manager
Dave Gruel
Flight Systems Engineer Ann Devereaux
EDL System Lead Al Chen
Surface Lead Jessica Samuels
Payload Development Manager Soren Madsen
Deputy Payload Manager Art Thompson
Assistant Payload Manager Kevin Clark
Payload System Engineer Elizabeth Cordoba
Mission System Development Manager Jennifer Trosper
Mission System Development Deputy Manager Mike Wilson
Mission Assurance Manager Mark Underwood
Deputy Mission Assurance Manager   Cate Harris
Business Manager Todd Cetti
Lead Project Resource Analyst Genny Lopez
Lead Project Schedule Analyst Tim Clark
Business Administration Manager Page Garcia
Project Staff Assistants Monica Hopper
Victoria Sanchez

Principal Investigators

Mastcam-Z James Bell
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
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MEDA Jose Rodriguez-Manfredi
Centro de Astrobiologia, Instituto Nacional de Tecnica Aeroespacial, Spain
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MOXIE Michael Hecht
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
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PIXL Abigail Allwood
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, CA, USA
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RIMFAX Svein-Erik Hamran
Forsvarets Forskningsinstitutt, Norway
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SHERLOC Luther Beegle
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, CA, USA
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SuperCam Roger Wiens
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
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