Laura Mehall is a Mastcam-Z Payload Downlink Lead (PDL). She has spent most of her career involved with NASA Mars missions. She was a Payload Uplink Lead (PUL) for the Mini-TES instruments on the Mars Exploration Rovers and was involved with calibration of the Mars Odyssey THEMIS instrument as well as data analysis for Mars Global Surveyor’s TES instrument. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and a Master of Science degree from Arizona State University. When she’s not at work she enjoys being the Chaos Coordinator of la Casa de Mehall.