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Photo of Brian Kennedy Brian Kennedy is a senior engineer with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the Navigation and Trajectory Design section.
He received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1993. He joined JPL in 1996 as a full-time employee, and has since been involved with several missions. He has been involved in flight software development, integration and test for the autonomous navigation software used on board Deep Space 1 and Deep Impact. He has served as an Orbit Determination (OD) analyst for the TOPEX/Poseidon, DS1 and Mars Odyssey navigation teams. He has also developed rover landing site analysis tools used for the MER missions.

Presently he is a member of the Stardust Navigation team, providing Radio OD support for the upcoming encounter with Comet Wild-2.


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