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Seven New Co-Investigators Add Depth to New Horizons Kuiper Belt Mission Team
Release Date: March 9, 2017
Amanda Zangari . . . postdoctoral researcher at Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado . . . originally from Lincoln, Rhode Island . . . earned an undergraduate degree in astrophysics from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. in planetary science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology . . . current research involves stellar occultations and Pluto surface mapping . . . was part of the team that discovered 2014 MU69 with the Hubble Space Telescope . . …. will focus on mission planning and Ralph instrument science as New Horizons speeds toward its next flyby in the Kuiper Belt.
Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute