Professor David McComas leads the IMAP mission and an international team of 24 partner institutions. The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland is managing the mission development, building the IMAP spacecraft, and providing the mission operation. IMAP is the fifth mission in NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Probes (STP) Program portfolio of the Heliophysics Division in NASA's Science Mission Directorate.
The IMAP mission is made possible through the incredible team collaborative efforts of 19 domestic partners and 5 international partners.
Domestic Partners include: Princeton University (Princeton), Princeton, NJ; Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Laurel, MD; NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, MD; University of New Hampshire (UNH), Durham, NH; Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), San Antonio, TX; Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM; California Institution of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA; University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA; Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, CA; University of Montana (UM), Missoula, MT; Aerospace Corporation, , NOAA/Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA/SWPC), University of Chicago (UC), Chicago, IL; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA; University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO), Cambridge, MA; University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), Huntsville, AL; University of Arizona (UAz), Tucson, AZ; and University of Delaware (UDe), Newark, DE.
International Partners include: Imperial College of London (ICL) with United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA), London, England; University of Bern (UBe), Bern, Switzerland; Space Research Center at the Polish Academy of Science (CBK-PAN), Warsaw, Poland; University of Bonn (U. Bonn), Bonn, Germany; Nagoya University (Nagoya U), Nagoya, Japan.