Science Team Support for the MESSENGER Mission

Project: Research project

Description

Statement of Work MESSENGER Project Mark Robinson Arizona State University 29 July 2013 Mark Robinson, Co-Investigator Science Activities: Assist Meyer with MESSENGER Science projects. Attend appropriate discipline group telecons and Science Team meetings. Other duties as assigned. Support Activities: Monitor MDIS data quality and coverage. Work with USGS personnel providing value added products to MESSENGER team. Participate in MDIS engineering telecon. Other duties as assigned. Heather Meyer, Graduate Student Science activities: Identification and interpretation of smooth plains materials, creation of MDIS Wide Angle Camera (WAC) and Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) mosaics for science analysis. Work includes a Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) abstract contribution, manuscript preparation, and participation in the weekly Geology Discipline Group (GDG) telecon. Support activities: Participation in the weekly MDIS engineering telecon, analysis of overlapping NAC observations, young crater target submission to the MDIS target database, and monitoring weekly MDIS image data. Also providing logistical support during the February 2012 Science Team Meeting at ASU. Other duties as assigned.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date10/1/065/31/17

Funding

  • National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA): $2,686,985.00

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