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   Jim Bell
  

Mars Exploration (General)

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My initial background and training is in Mars telescopic observations. My thesis work used Mars images and spectra obtained from Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, and I have also been involved in Mars telescope observing from observatories in France, California, and Wyoming. Since 1995 I have been a team member or team leader of a group of astronomers observing Mars with the Hubble Space Telescope. It is very exciting to be able to use such a spectacular telescope in space to observe Mars!


Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Member of the MARCI/CTX cameras science team.

Mars Exploration Rover Mission

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Member of the Athena science team and Payload Element Lead for the Pancam investigation


Mars Odyssey

Participating

Mars Climate Orbiter

Member of the MARCI cameras science team.

Mars Global Surveyor

NASA Principal Investigator working on analysis of MGS/TES data

Mars Pathfinder

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Participating scientist working on the IMP science team



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