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Space and Planetary Sciences

Research in space and planetary sciences spans many disciplines and four departments at Cornell. Nine planetary scientists are in the Department of Astronomy while 2 faculty members specializing in planetary geology and geophysics are in the Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) department. Space scientists (those studying the upper atmosphere and near-space region) are in the EAS and in Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) departments. Spacecraft systems engineers are in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE).

Space and Planetary Sciences Website

Research Area Faculty

  Name Department Contact
agh4.jpg Hayes, Alexander
Assistant Professor
Astronomy 412 Space Sciences Building
607 255-1712
dlh37.jpg Hysell, David Lee
Chair, EAS
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 3114 Snee Hall
607 255-0630
mp337.jpg Pritchard, Matthew Earl
Professor
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 3124 Snee Hall
607 255-4870
dsw5_eng.jpg Wilks, Daniel
Professor
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 1113 Bradfield Hall
607 255-1750