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TESS Team Partners

TESS team partners include the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI), NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC); MIT Lincoln Laboratory (LL); Orbital ATK (OA); NASA's Ames Research Center (ARC); the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (SAO); and the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI).

MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI) NASA MIT Lincoin Laboratory (LL)
Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (SAO) Space Telescope Science Institute (STSci)

Meet Team Members

Dr. George Ricker Dr. George Ricker
TESS Principal Investigator

MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI)
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Dr. Ronald Vanderspek Dr. Roland Vanderspek
TESS Deputy Principal Investigator

MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI)
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Dr. Stephen Rinehart Dr. Stephen Rinehart
TESS Project Scientist

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
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Dr. Patricia Boyd Dr. Patricia Boyd
TESS Guest Investigator Program Lead

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
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Jeff Volosin Jeff Volosin
TESS Project Manager

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
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Vickie Moran Vickie Moran
TESS Deputy Project Manager

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
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placeholder Andy Carson
TESS Deputy Project Manager for Spacecraft

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
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Matt Ritsko Matt Ritsko
TESS Deputy Project Manager for Resources

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
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placeholder Shane Hynes
Mission System Engineer

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)
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Robert Lockwood Robert Lockwood
TESS Spacecraft Program Manager

Orbital ATK (OA)
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Grace Baird Grace Baird
TESS Deputy Spacecraft Program Manager

Orbital ATK (OA)
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Sean Dreyer Sean Dreyer
TESS Lead Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Orbital ATK (OA)
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placeholder Greg Berthiaume
TESS Instrument Manager

MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (MKI)
MIT Lincoln Laboratory (LL)
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Tony Smith Tony Smith
TESS Deputy Program Manager

MIT Lincoln Laboratory (LL)
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Kristin Clark Kristin Clark
TESS Deputy Program Manager

MIT Lincoln Laboratory (LL)
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