Follow this link to skip to the main content
National Aeronautics and Space Administration vertical gray line
+ NASA Homepage
NASA's Mars Exploration Program
+ Mars Home
Zip Code Mars
Zip Code Mars Contribution
horizontal gray line

Photo of Harry McSween
   Harry McSween

Mars Exploration (General)

Expert in Martian meteorites and what they tell us about the geology of Mars

Mars Scout

Co-Investigator for SCIM (Sample Collection for Invesigation of Mars), which is a proposal for the return of a Martian dust sample.

Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Co-Investigator, focused on study of rocks and soils, plus strategic planning for rover operations

Mars Odyssey

Co-Investigator for the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS)

Mars Global Surveyor

Participating Scientist, as part of the Thermal Emission Spectrometer (TES) science team

Mars Pathfinder

Participating Scientist, primarily involved in the study of rocks and soils at the Pathfinder landing site through APXS (Alpha Proton X-Ray Spectrometer) chemical analyses and IMP (Imager for Mars Pathfinder) spectra

Mars Observer

Participating Scientist

Harry McSween:
  Background Information
  Contributions to Mars Exploration
  Personal Reflections