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   Bob Kanefsky
   Knowledge Engineer
NASA Ames (QSS Group, Inc.)
Moffett Field, California
United States Of America
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High School: Abington High School, Abington,  PA
B.A. in the Philosophy and Logic of Formal Systems, Stanford University

Background Information
Bob Kanefsky has worked at NASA Ames since 1988. He worked on the Deep Space 1 Remote Agent Experiment (which included the flight-software ancestor of the ground-software MAPGEN Planner) and on a variety of other projects: some basic research, some Space Shuttle related work, and some Mars missions.

Contributions to Mars Exploration

content image for contributions section Demonstrated that the general public can contribute to science as "clickworkers", or "distributed human computing". Every crater in the Mars Digitial Image Map was marked by 50 people in a matter of months, and the average results are roughly comparable to what a scientist would produce in a much longer time. [more contributions ...]
Personal Reflections

The search for evidence of past water and past life on Mars. [more personal reflections ...]