Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
The LRO instruments return global data, such as day-night temperature maps, a global geodetic grid, high resolution color imaging and the moon's UV albedo. However there is particular emphasis on the polar regions of the moon where continuous access to solar illumination may be possible and the prospect of water in the permanently shadowed regions at the poles may exist. Although the objectives of LRO are explorative in nature, the payload includes instruments with considerable heritage from previous planetary science missions, enabling transition, after one year, to a science phase under NASA's Science Mission Directorate.
Associate Research Professor
Associate Professor, University Distinguished Scholar
Deputy Principal Investigator, OSIRIS-APEX, Research Professor
Photogrammetry Program Lead, HiRISE, Researcher/Scientist
Research Engineering Technician
Software Engineer, Lead Calibration & Validation, OSIRIS-REx