Meet the members of the EM2024 team operating out of Sonoma State University.

For interview requests or interested organizations looking to collaborate, please email us at

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Sonoma State University

Laura Peticolas

Principal Investigator

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UC Berkeley

Juan Carlos Martinez Oliveros

Co-I/Science PI

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Sonoma State University

Thomas Targett


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Sonoma State University

Hunter Mills

Data Scientist (ML/AI)

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Sonoma State University

Hannah Hellman

Communication Specialist / Editor

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Sonoma State University

Darlene Yan

Volunteer Coordination

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Sonoma State University

Robert Martinez


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Sonoma State University

Lena Fromme


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Sonoma State University

Troy Wilson

Software Support

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Sonoma State University

Jeffrey Reedy

Hardware Support

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Sonoma State University

Katherine Bradley


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Sonoma State University

Christoper Bell


Check out our Volunteer page

We would not be able to dream as big as we do without our volunteers. Our volunteers are the driving force behind this project, and we want to thank each and every one of you! Names and roles of volunteers can be found here.

Volunteer Page

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Photo by NASA/Aubrey Gemignani, NASA Media Usage License


Meet the partners that help make this project a reality.

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Astronomical Society of the Pacific

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the understanding and appreciation of astronomy. The ASP is a membership organization with members from over 70 nations. The ASP publishes the peer-reviewed journal Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP), Conference Series Proceedings, and Mercury magazine. The ASP conducts research and develops education and outreach programs designed to serve scientists, educators, and the public. The ASP’s mission is to increase the understanding and appreciation of astronomy.

University of California, Berkeley -- Space Sciences Laboratory

University of California, Berkeley -- Space Sciences Laboratory

The Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL) aims to expand scientific knowledge of Earth, the space environment, solar system bodies, and the wider cosmos. Those who work at SSL pursue, lead, develop, and execute a diverse range of high-impact space science and astronomy projects. Cutting-edge and agile engineering efforts are used at SSL to develop missions and state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation and operate flight systems efficiently. Additionally, SSL is committed to training, educating, and mentoring the next generation of space scientists, engineers and staff in a supportive, inclusive, and collaborative environment where they can reach their full potential.