Join Donate

Dennis Matson

Dennis Matson

Dennis Matson

Dr. Dennis Matson is the Cassini Project Scientist and a Senior Research Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His research interests include: theoretical and observational investigation of planetary surfaces and their interactions with atmospheres and magnetospheres; the use of spectrophotometry, radiometry, and spectroscopy in the determination of surface state and composition; geologic interpretation of planetary surfaces using two dimensional spectrophotometry and imaging techniques; optical instrument development, and spacecraft instrument and mission development in the international environment.

Image and biographical information from the JPL website.

LightSail
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

meteor over landscape
The Threat is Real

Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, you can literally help save the world.

Donate

You are here: