HiRISE’s public target suggestion Web site open to public, NASA Ames researcher (SST) is project manager

Highlights for 1/28/10
Highlights for 1/28/10

Summaries of the HiRISE public target suggestion Web site (called HiWish), are available at: NASA HQ press release: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2010/jan/HQ_10-014_MRO.htm

HiRISE team release announcement: http://hirise.lpl.arizona.edu/releases/hiwish.php

HiWish in the press:

Nature Blog: http://blogs.nature.com/news/thegreatbeyond/2010/01/when_you_wish_upon_mars.html

Planetary Society: http://www.planetary.org/blog/article/00002312/

MSNBC: http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2010/01/21/2181157.aspx

The Ames angle is that while HiRISE is run by Alfred McEwen (PI) out of the University of Arizona, I (a HiRISE Science Team member) was the project manager for the HiWish project over the last year and a half, working with programmers and developers at the U of A, and ensuring delivery of the Web site on time and on budget.