Planetary geologist Scott Murchie ’81 leads a team that built and operates the high-tech camera now orbiting Mars and analyzes images used to help select landing sites for the Phoenix lander and the Mars Science Laboratory, scheduled for launch in 2009. Murchie’s work is groundbreaking—literally.
"Mars Up Close: Scott Murchie's team of scientists helps uncover the secrets of the red planet,"
Colby Magazine: Vol. 97
, Article 6.
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