Introduction: Planetary Scientist Tanya Harrison


Tanya Harrison is a Postdoctoral Scholar as part of the NewSpace Initiative at Arizona State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Geology with a specialization in Planetary Science from the University of Western Ontario, a Master’s in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Wesleyan University. and a B.Sc. in Astronomy and Physics from the University of Washington. She specializes in martian surface processes and landforms, with a particular interest in gullies and landslide processes. From 2008 until 2012, she was on the science operations team for NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) Context Camera (CTX) and Mars Color Imager (MARCI) at Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS). She was also an operations team member and science team collaborator for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover Mast Cameras (Mastcam), Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), and Mars Descent Imager (MARDI).


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