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To MARS with MER - RESEARCH/ers

Wayne Lee
EDL (Entry, Descent and Landing System) Chief Engineer
Mars Exploration Rovers mission
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Degrees:
1990   B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (University of California)
1993   M.S. in Aerospace Engineering (University of Texas)

Work Experience:
1990, 1992   Kennedy Space Center, FL
1993 to present  JPL, Pasadena, CA

Key Positions:
2003 - present    Line Supervisor, Flight Systems Analysis and Technology
2000 - present    Chief Engineer for Entry, Descent, and Landing Systems (MER)
1999 - 2000         Lead Lander Systems Engineer (Mars Sample Return)
1998 - 1999         Mission Design and Navigation Manager (Mars Sample Return)
1996 - 1998         Chief Mission Planner (MGS)

Key Awards:
NASA Exceptional Service Medal (1997)

Outside Work Activities:
Raising 2 kids, a boy and a girl, video games, running, playing mischievous pranks on friends!

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