Team

NASA Leadership

Lunar Trailblazer Program Officials
Karen Gelmis (Program Executive)
William Knopf (Former Program Executive)
Robert Fogel (Program Scientist)

SIMPLEx Program Officials
Carolyn Mercer (Program Executive)
Doris Daou (Program Scientist)

NASA Marshall Planetary Missions Program Office
J. Kevin Sykes (Mission Manager)
Wade Amis (Business Manager)

Mission Team

Deidre Takeyama

JPL/Project Business Manager

Chris McCaa

Lockheed Martin Space Spacecraft Manager

Trevor Merkley

Lockheed Martin Space Spacecraft System Design Lead

Mission Science Affiliates

Trailblazer Interns

The Caltech-Pasadena City College (PCC) internship program to involve undergraduate students in all aspects of mission work is supported by a NASA Student Collaboration Option, a mission enhancement under the SIMPLEx program.


Emily Felder

PCC Science Communication Intern

Andy Sun

Caltech Remote Sensing (via SURF) & MOS/GDS Intern

Peter Bahariance

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Julianna Jin

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Michael Mansour

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Emily Hu

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Matteo Kimura

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Mahak Mathur

Caltech MOS/GDS Carl F. Braun SURF Fellow (via SURF)

Kevin Gauld

Caltech SDS Intern

Isabelle Adamczewski

PCC Science Communication Intern

Miina Anvelt

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Sam Foxman

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Jeylin Lee

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Isabella Mueller

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Daphne Nea

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Trailblazer Intern Alumni

Ruoyun Zheng

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Alexandra Lai

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Jasmine Terrones

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Polina Verkhovodova

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Saskia van Nieuwstadt

Caltech SDS Intern

Chrissy Polcino

PCC GIS Intern

Kathleen Hulguin

PCC Media Intern

Sara Pooley

PCC Media Intern

Trinity Chung

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Ellen Min

Caltech Science Communication Intern

Filo Merid

PCC Science Communication Intern

Maya Porcelli

PCC Science Communication Intern

Anagha Satish

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Sebastian Cevallos

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Jingchao Zhong

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Aaron Lee

PCC MOS/GDS Intern

Alice Cheng

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Avni Bansal

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Caitlyn Coloma

Caltech MOS/GDS Intern

Former Team Members (Partial List)