Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Combined Mastcam, MAHLI, MARDI Science Team

The science teams for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mastcam, MAHLI, and MARDI investigations are combined into a single team that will support the science and operation of the three investigations during the MSL mission.

Member Institution Research Role
Michael C. Malin Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego, California Mastcam and MARCI Principal Investigator
Kenneth S. Edgett Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego, California MAHLI Principal Investigator
James F. Bell III Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Color properties, mineralogy
James Cameron Lightstorm Entertainment, Los Angeles, California Videodocumentation, traverse science
William E. Dietrich University of California, Berkeley, California Geomorphology, hillslope processes
Laurence J. Edwards NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California Terrain visualization
Bernard Hallet University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Cold climate geomorphology
Kenneth E. Herkenhoff U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Arizona Landing site, regolith fines
Ezat Heydari Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi Sediments, sedimentary rocks
Linda C. Kah University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee Sediments, sedimentary rocks
Mark T. Lemmon Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas Atmospheric sciences
Justin N. Maki Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California Investigation Scientist, surface/atmosphere
Michelle E. Minitti Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Igneous rocks, rock coatings
Timothy S. Olson Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, Montana Frost, regolith properties
Timothy J. Parker Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California Landing site, geology
Scott K. Rowland University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii Igneous rocks, rock properties
Juergen Schieber Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Sediments, sedimentary rocks
Robert J. Sullivan Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Regolith properties, sediments
Dawn Y. Sumner University of California, Davis, California Sediments, sedimentary rocks
Peter C. Thomas Cornell University, Ithaca, New York Geodesy, photogrammetry, geology
R. Aileen Yingst Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona Regolith fines, rock properties


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