Alex Menzies

Expertise: Photogrammetry and Scene Reconstruction
Affiliation: JPL
Certification/Education: BS CS

BASALT Research Objectives

Apply 3D mapping and AR and VR technology to Human Mars Exploration.


Alexander Menzies serves as a software lead for augmented and virtual reality development in the OpsLab at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His recent work includes an interactive tool used to immersivity visualize the Curiosity Mars Rover called OnSight and a head mounted application for designing spacecraft called Protospace. Alex is also the principle inventor of the Landform photogrammetry pipeline which generates 3D models of the Martian surface for immersive visualization.