Amanda Hendrix is a Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute. She spent many years at the Jet Propulsion Lab, including two years as the Cassini Deputy Project Scientist. She has been part of many planetary science missions, including the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. She conducts research using ultraviolet spectroscopy of planetary surfaces, including icy satellites, asteroids, Mars and Earth's moon.
Amanda Hendrix looks for and studies water in our solar system, where it has been found in surprising locales. Earth's moon, for instance. She talks about Luna’s ice and the weathering of its ancient surface.