Space Missions


Instrument Contributions Led by CRESS Members 

2016 - 2020 NASA OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission:  Laser Altimeter (OLA) led by Prof. Michael Daly.

OSIRIS-Rex Fact Sheet

2008 NASA Phoenix Mars Mission: LIDAR and Meteorological instruments led by Prof. James Whiteway.

York University contribution to the Phoenix Mars Mission
University of Arizona Phoenix web-site

1991 - 2003: WIND imaging interferometer (WINDII) on UARS -  led by Prof. Gordon Shepherd.


Missions including  CRESS Members

NOMAD Instrument of the ESA  ExoMars 2016 Mars Trace Gas Orbiter Mission

ACE - Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment.

MOPITT - Measurement of Pollution in the Troposphere.

OSIRIS - Optical Spectrograph and InfraRed Imaging System. 

Gravity Probe B