Andrew Klesh

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) • Mission Architect

Dr. Andrew Klesh is chief engineer of the MarCO interplanetary mission, consisting of the first two CubeSats flying beyond Earth. He also serves as technical lead of the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration team, working to explore the ice-water interface in arctic, antarctic, and glacial terrain. Previously, he served as PI for the INSPIRE interplanetary CubeSats, and was postdoc & chief engineer of U. Michigan’s Radio Aurora Explorer CubeSat project. Prior to JPL, he served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at JAXA supporting the Hayabusa and Ikaros missions.


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States