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Joy Crisp

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Nationality  American
Name  Joy Crisp

Fields  Planetary science
Joy Crisp
Institutions  Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Alma mater  Carleton College, Princeton University

Residence  California, United States

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Joy A. Crisp is a planetary geologist specializing in Mars geology. She is noted for her work on NASA missions to Mars, including the Mars Exploration Rovers and Mars Science Laboratory.


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Early life and education

Crisp was born in Colorado Springs, CO. She earned a bachelor's degree in geology from Carleton College in 1979, and both a Master's (1981) and a PhD (1984) from Princeton University. Subsequently, Crisp was a postdoctoral researcher at UCLA for more than two years. Her studies involved investigating rocks from the Canary Islands under conditions similar to those within volcanoes.

Professional work

Crisp has been a researcher at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1989. She has been a principal scientist there since 2004. Crisp has worked on numerous projects and NASA missions, including the Mars Pathfinder, Mars Exploration Rovers, and Mars Science Laboratory (MSL). She is the deputy project scientist for the MSL Curiosity rover mission.


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