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Roger Wiens
Roger Wiens
Technical Staff Member, Space and Atmospheric Science Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory


Roger Wiens is a scientist involved in the Genesis mission, studying the materials from the Sun that are helping scientists understand our solar system's composition and formation. He is also heavily involved in other planetary missions, such as the Mars Science Laboratory.





Eileen Stansbery
Eileen Stansbery
Genesis Contamination Control Lead, NASA Johnson Space Center


Eileen Stansbery is a scientist involved in the Genesis mission who also has a variety of responsibilities in planetary exploration, particularly in directing the Astromaterials Lab, where all NASA return samples (from the Moon rocks to particles from the Sun) are kept and studied.

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