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Carina A. Bennett is a project manager and software engineer in the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in media arts and creative writing, a Bachelor of Science in computer science, and a Master of Science in computer science from the University of Arizona as well as a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production from the University of Iowa. She is a collaborator on the OSIRIS-REx mission to Bennu and previously worked as a senior image processing engineer as part of the mission’s Image Processing Working Group, where she developed software to automate the production of controlled mosaics and thematic maps for the mission. She has extensive experience working with images of irregularly shaped small planetary bodies and has advised the U.S. Geological Survey’s Astrogeology Science Center on the capabilities required to successfully implement 3-D shape model support. In 2019, Bennett was awarded the OSIRIS-REx PI Award of Distinction and has been nominated for a Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy for her video production work. She published her first book "Bennu 3-D: Anatomy of an Asteroid" in August 2023.