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 Eric Baumgartner
   Eric Baumgartner

Mars Exploration Rover Mission

Lead test and operations engineer for the Instrument Positioning System which includes the 5 degree-of-freedom robot arm called the Instrument Deployment Device (IDD) and the 4 in-situ instruments carried by the IDD.

Eric Baumgartner:
  Background Information
  Contributions to Mars Exploration
  Personal Reflections