About the team

Led by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, the Dragonfly team comprises leading Titan scientists and space system engineers as well as rotorcraft experts who have deep experience on missions to Saturn, Titan, the Sun, Pluto, and beyond.


Mission Leadership

Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle

Principal Investigator

Johns Hopkins APL

Melissa Trainer

Deputy Principal Investigator

Goddard Space Flight Center

Jason Barnes

Deputy Principal Investigator

University of Idaho

Peter Bedini

Project Manager

Johns Hopkins APL

Ralph Lorenz

Project Scientist

Johns Hopkins APL

Scott Murchie

Deputy Project Scientist

Johns Hopkins APL

Ken Hibbard

Mission Systems Engineer

Johns Hopkins APL

Doug Adams

Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Johns Hopkins APL


Science and Engineering Team

Aaron Brandis

AMA Inc.

Will Brinckerhoff

NASA GSFC

David Buecher

Lockheed Martin Space

Morgan Cable

JPL

Jim Corliss

NASA Langley

Juan Cruz

NASA Langley

Carolyn Ernst

Johns Hopkins APL

Caroline Freissinet

LATMOS

Kevin Hand

JPL

Alex Hayes

Cornell

Sarah Horst

JHU

Helen Hwang

NASA Ames

Hiroshi Imanaka

SETI Institute

Jeff Johnson

Johns Hopkins APL

Erich Karkoschka

University Arizona

Jack Langelaan

PSU

David Lawrence

Johns Hopkins APL

Alice LeGall

LATMOS

Juan Lora

Yale University

Shannon MacKenzie

Johns Hopkins APL

Milad Mahzari

NASA Ames

Andy Mastandrea

Johns Hopkins APL

Chris McKay

NASA Ames

Nishant Mehta

Johns Hopkins APL

Annette Mirantes

Johns Hopkins APL

Rich Miller

Johns Hopkins APL

Catherine Neish

PSI/University West Ontario

Claire Newman

Aeolis Research

Jorge Nunez

Johns Hopkins APL

Marty Ozimek

Johns Hopkins APL

Jose Palacios

PSU

Mark Panning

JPL

Ann Parsons

NASA GSFC

Patrick Peplowski

Johns Hopkins APL

Lynnae Quick

NASA GSFC

Jani Radebaugh

BYU

Scot Rafkin

SwRI

Mike Ravine

MSSS

Fredrik Rehnmark

Honeybee Robotics

Lev Rodovskiy

Johns Hopkins APL

Duane Roth

JPL

Carolyn Sawyer

Johns Hopkins APL

Sven Schmitz

PSU

Chris Scott

Johns Hopkins APL

Kim Seelos

Johns Hopkins APL

Becca Sepan

Johns Hopkins APL

Hiroaki Shiraishi

JAXA

Jason Soderblom

MIT

Kristin Sotzen

Johns Hopkins APL

Angela Stickle

Johns Hopkins APL

Ellen Stofan

Smithsonian

Cyril Szopa

LATMOS

Neil Tice

Lockheed Martin Space

Tetsuya Tokano

University of Koln

Benjamin Villac

Johns Hopkins APL

Don Wegel

NASA GSFC

Colin Wilson

Oxford

Richard Winski

NASA Langley

Michael Wright

NASA Ames

Bernice Yen

Honeybee Robotics

Aileen Yingst

PSI

Kris Zacny

Honeybee Robotics