Nancy Chabot

Planetary Scientist
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab

Dr. Nancy L. Chabot is a planetary scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, MD, USA. She received an undergraduate degree in physics at Rice University and a PhD in planetary science at the University of Arizona. She has been a member of five field teams with the Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) program and is a Fellow of the Meteoritical Society. On NASA’s MESSENGER mission, she served as the Instrument Scientist for the Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) and the Chair of the Geology Discipline Group. Currently, she is the Deputy PI for the Mars-moon Exploration with GAmma rays and NEutrons (MEGANE) instrument on the JAXA Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission and the Coordination Lead on NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission. Asteroid 6899 Nancychabot is named in her honor.

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