Brian Muirhead

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) • Pre-project Manager of MSR

Brian Muirhead has 40 years of experience in development and leadership of projects at NASA’s JPL. He was the flight system manager of the Mars Pathfinder mission. He was the Project Manager of the Deep Impact mission. He was the Chief Engineer of the Mars Science Laboratory until August 2004. He was named Chief Engineer of JPL in 2004. In February, 2007 Brian was named the Program Systems Engineer for the Constellation Program. Brian is currently leading the study of NASA’s Mars Sample Return campaign.
He is the recipient of two of NASA’s Outstanding Leadership Medals for his work on Mars Pathfinder and Constellation.


International Astronautical Congress 2019

21-25 October 2019

Washington, United States