Space Missions Roster

FacultyCurrent MissionsFormer Missions
Vic BakerSkylab, PI
Apollo-Soyuz, Co-Investigator
Viking, guest investigator
Magellan, Radar Investigation Team
Mars Odyssey, Gamma Ray Spectrometer Team
NASA Autonomous Sciencecraft Experiment
William BoyntonLunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO, Lunar Exploration Neutron Detector)
Mars Science Laboratory (Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons)
OSIRIS-REx (Mission Instrument Scientist)
Mars Odyssey Orbiter, PI: Gamma-Ray Spectrometer
Mars Observer, Team Leader: Gamma-Ray Spectrometer
Mars Polar Lander, PI: Differential Scanning Calorimeter and Evolved Gas Analyzer
PHOENIX Mars Mission, PI: Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyzer
Cassini, Co-investigator: Surface Science Package
MESSENGER (Gamma-Ray and Neutron Spectrometer and X-Ray Spectrometer); Team Lead for analysis of geochemical remote sensing measurements
Robert BrownTeam Leader for the VIMS Facility Instrument on the Cassini OrbiterMember of the MICAS science team for the New Millennium Deep Space 1 Mission

Member of the CIRCLE team for the New Millennium Deep Space 4 Mission

Member, Satellites Working Group, Voyager Imaging Science Team, for the Uranus and Neptune flybys

Member, Satellites Working Group, Voyager Project Science Group, for the Uranus and Neptune flybys.

Member, Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) Flight Science Team, Comet Rendezvous/Asteroid Flyby mission

Member, steering group for the consolidated VIMS development project, CRAF and Cassini missions
Shane ByrneHigh Resolution Science Experiment (HiRISE): Co-Investigator
Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (CaSSIS): Co-Investigator
High-Resolution Stereo Color Imager (HiSCI): Deputy-PI
Chronos Mars-scout proposal (2006) Co-Investigator
MOSAIC Mars-scout proposal (2006) Co-Investigator
Boreale Explorer Mars-scout proposal (2006) Co-Investigator
Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) (2002-2006)
MIT manned lunar exploration initiative (2004-2005)
Landing site selection, Mars Polar Lander (1999)
Uwe FinkRosetta VIRTIS
Joe GiacaloneSolar Probe Plus
Advanced Composition Explorer
Voyagers 1 & 2
Ulysses
Caitlin GriffithCassini
Jay HolbergVoyager
International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE)
Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE)
Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE)
Lon HoodLunar Prospector Discovery mission, Co-Investigator
William HubbardJuno (NASA New Frontiers Jupiter orbiter mission), launched August 2011, en route to Jupiter with orbit insertion in 2016: Juno MissionINSIDE Jupiter Co-Investigator (low-periapse orbiter mission proposed under NASA Discovery Program, 1998 and 2001 cycles)
J.R. (Randy) JokipiiUlysses--Interdisciplinary Scientist
Voyager--Guest Investigator
Jozsef KotaIBEX, Guest Investigator
Voyager, Guest Investigator
Ulysses, Guest investigator
Dante LaurettaOSIRIS-REx, Principal Investigator
Isamu MatsuyamaNASA Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL), guest scientist
Alfred McEwenCo-Investigator on Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (CaSSIS) on ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (launch 2016)
Principal Investigator of the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)
Member of the imaging science team of the Cassini mission to Saturn
Co-Investigator, LROC team on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission to the Moon
Participating scientist on Mars Odyssey THEMIS
Participating scientist on Mars Global Surveyor MOC
Interdisciplinary Scientist on the Galileo mission to Jupiter
Science team member on the Clementine mission to the Moon
Guest Investigator for the Voyager Neptune encounter
Principal Investigator of the High-resolution Stereo Color Imager (HiSCI) on the ESA/NASA ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO)
Bob McMillanCo-investigator of Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission led by A. K. Mainzer at NASA/JPL.

Principal Investigator of Spacewatch (ground-based).
Pioneer 11/Saturn (1979-1980)
George RiekeScience Team Lead, Mid-Infrared Instrument for JWSTPrincipal Investigator, Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer
Bill SandelVoyager, UVS
Galileo, UVS/EUV
Deep Space 1, MICAS
Mars Express, SPICAM
Mars Express, ASPERA
Venus Express, SPICAV
Venus Express, ASPERA
Image, EUV
Adam ShowmanScience Definition Team for NASA Jupiter System Observer (JSO) mission concept, 2007; Science Definition Team for Jupiter Europa Orbiter (JEO), 2008-2010.
Peter SmithMER
OSIRIS-REx
Principal investigator for the successful Imager for Mars Pathfinder
Pioneer Venus
Pioneer Saturn
Galileo
Cassini Huygens/DISR
Beagle 2
Hayabusa
MER
Mars Polar Lander
Hubble Space Telescope
HiRISE
Principal investigator for the Phoenix Mars Lander mission
Robert StromApollo 8, 10, and 11: Lunar Operations Working Group
Mariner 10 (Venus/Mercury), Deputy Team Leader (Imaging Experiment)
Voyager 1 and 2, Imaging Team Member
MESSENGER (Science Team Member)
Timothy SwindleOSIRIS-Rex, collaborator
Martin TomaskoCassini Huygens/DISR
Roger YelleVoyager, Ultraviolet Spectrometer, Team Member, 1985-1989
Cassini, Ion Neutral Mass Spectrometer, Team Member, 1992-2017
Champollion, CIRCLE Experiment, Principle Investigator, 1995-1999
Deep Space 1, MICAS, Team Member, 1997-2000
Venus Express, VEX Accelerometer Experiment, Team Member
MAVEN, Co-Investigator, 2008-2015
Tom ZegaOSIRIS-REx Collaborator