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Science Team

The MSL Science Team currently consists of the instrument PIs, Co-Is, Collaborators, Project Scientist, Program Scientist, Deputy Project Scientists, and Investigation Scientists. Participating Scientists will be added to the team after their selection. The MSL Science Team Rules of the Road document provides the principles, ground rules, and operations policies that will underpin the project's approach to managing the integrated scientific investigations, including data access, data sharing, data release, publication authorship privileges, and integrated instrument operations. All MSL Science Team members are expected to adhere to the Rules of the Road and any future updates approved by the PSG.

The MSL Project Science Group (PSG) is co-chaired by the MSL Project Scientist and the MSL Program Scientist and comprises the instrument PIs as members. The primary function of the PSG is to advise the project on optimization of mission science return and on resolution of issues involving science activities. During landed operations, the PSG will have an important role providing strategic guidance to the Science Operations Working Group (SOWG). This is the list of MSL PSG Members:

PSG Role Name Institution
Project Scientist John Grotzinger Caltech
Program Scientist Michael Meyer NASA Headquarters
APXS PI Ralf Gellert University of Guelph, Canada
ChemCam PI Roger C. Wiens Los Alamos National Laboratory
CheMin PI David F. Blake NASA Ames Research Center
DAN PI Igor Mitrofanov Space Research Institute, Russia
MAHLI PI Kenneth S. Edgett Malin Space Science Systems
Mastcam and MARDI PI Michael C. Malin Malin Space Science Systems
RAD PI Donald Hassler Southwest Research Institute
REMS PI Javier Gómez-Elvira Centro de Astrobiología, Spain
SAM PI Paul Mahaffy Goddard Space Flight Center
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