Presenter: Donald G. Mitchell
10.15.09
 
Don Mitchell is the Cassini spacecraft instrument scientist and IBEX co-investigator at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, MD. He has been with JHU/APL since 1976. He was the Lead Investigator for the High Energy Neutral Atom (HENA) imager, Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) MidEx mission. He is currently the instrumentation scientist for the Magnetospheric Imaging Instrument for the Cassini Saturn mission and the Radiation Belt Science of Protons and Ion Composition Experiment (RBSPICE). He has many publications in Earth magnetospheric, solar wind, and outer planets magnetospheric physics. He is a member of the American Geophysical Union, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the International Academy of Astronautics. He has a B.A. in Physics from the University of Michigan (1971) and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of New Hampshire (1975)

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