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Robotic Actuation and Sensing Group
Allen Sirota
Group Supervisor
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Came to JPL in 1983 after working in aerospace and commercial engineering sectors. Married with two children and living in Northridge, California

Received BSEE from UCLA in 1976

33 years of experience in the development of aerospace projects.

Projects:
- Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Rover
- ATHLETE Lunar Rover project
- ST7-Disturbance Reduction System (DRS)
- Mobility Avionics R&TD
- Mars Exploration Rover (MER)
- MUSES CN Nano-Rover
- Mars Athena Rover
- Mars Pathfinder Rover (Sojourner)
- Confined Helium Experiment (CHeX)
- Lambda Point Experiment (LPE)
- Scanning Electron Microscope and Particle Analyzer (SEMPA)
- Remote Manipulator System Force Torque Sensor (RMS-FTS)
- Sample Acquisition, Analysis, and Preservation Project (SAAP)
- Robotic Technology Test Vehicle (RTTV)
- Telerobotics Testbed Project
- Three Axis Acoustic Levitator (3AAL)
- Automatic Antiskid Braking System for Boeing 747/757/767 Airliners (Crane Co.)
- Cruise Missle Guidance System (Litton)

Flight Project and Research Task Involvement

Flight Projects:
2011 - Mars Science Laboratory
2003 - Mars Exploration Rover
1996 - Pathfinder

Research Tasks:
Athena Rover Development
Rover Maintenance and Upgrades


Received NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal for Mars Pathfinder Sojourner Project, 1998

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