Robert D. Allen
For Release: May 27, 1999
|RELEASE NO. 99-029|
challenges as it begins a two-year mapping mission.
Mars - the View from Mars Global Surveyor" at a colloquium at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, at NASA
Langley's H.J.E Reid Conference Center.
of managing the operations of this dramatic new exploration, as well as describe NASA's
continuing program of robotic exploration of Mars.
Center, 14 Langley Blvd. at NASA Langley.
a decade of intensive exploration, providing an impressive new view in spectacular detail.
Mars 20 years ago, and discuss how it is just beginning to reveal a new understanding of the
atmosphere, surface and interior of the planet.
mission design manager during the development phase and engineering office manager on the
Mars Observer project. He joined JPL in 1969 as an engineer in the Mission Design Section and
has worked on a variety of spacecraft missions.
University of Colorado and a master of science degree in astrodynamics in 1969 from the
University of California at Los Angeles.
evening at 7:30.
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