About Us
The MESSENGER Team is composed of many different individuals, with a wide variety of roles and responsibilities. Scientists and engineers from across the country are involved in all aspects of the mission. All of these individuals work together to make the MESSENGER mission possible and ensure its success.  Some of the major organizations contributing expertise and leadership to the Mission include The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center; scientific and engineering expertise is also drawn from many university campuses across the nation. 

The MESSENGER Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) Team has members drawn from several different organizations who work together to ensure that our educational activities are of the highest quality and reach the largest audience possible. Major contributors to the MESSENGER E/PO effort and their affiliations are: 

Julie Edmonds: Carnegie Academy for Science Education, Carnegie Institution for Science

Keri Hallau: Physics Department, Montana State University. 

Jeff Goldstein, Stacy Hamel: National Center for Earth and Space Science Education.  

Robert Hirshon: American Association for the Advancement of Science.  

Heather Weir: Science Systems and Applications Inc

Clark Chapman: Southwest Research Institute

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