Dr. Bruce Banerdt

Dr. Bruce Banerdt

January 22, 2021 - 02:14 PM

(2021) Dr. Bruce BanerdtPrincipal Investigator of the Mars InSight Mission

Dr. Bruce Banerdt is a planetary geophysicist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He has served on a number of NASA and National Academy of Sciences advisory panels on planetary and space science and has published over 100 journal articles, reports and book chapters. His research focuses on the geological history of the planet Mars and geophysical investigations of the interiors of terrestrial planets using analyses of gravity, magnetic, topographic and seismic data. He served as Project Scientist for the Spirit and Opportunity rovers for six years. Dr. Bruce Banerdt will be speaking about the InSight Missions early scientific results and an update on its current condition on Mars.

Distinguished Lectures