NASA’s Curiosity Rover & The Future Of Mars Exploration [VIDEO]
How did NASA send a rover named Curiosity 350 million miles in 250 days to land safely on the surface of Mars?
Hear the story from Jordan Evans, engineering manager for NASA’s Mars Rover Project.
Curiosity is the passion that drives us through our everyday lives. We have become explorers and scientists with our need to ask questions and to wonder. Sure, there are many risks and dangers, but despite that, we still continue to wonder and dream and create and hope.”
~ Clara Ma, winner of the Mars Science Laboratory naming contest
About This Presentation
In this video, Jordan Evans (Engineering Dev & Ops Manager – NASA Mars “Curiosity” Project) shared his perspective on “The Past, Present and Future Of Mars Exploration” at the Compute Midwest conference in 2013.
Engineering Dev & Ops Manager – NASA’s Mars “Curiosity” Project
As both the Deputy Flight System Manager and Engineering Development and Operations Manager for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) “Curiosity” rover project at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Jordan Evans led the MSL team through the challenges of design, assembly, testing, and ultimately through early operations on the surface of Mars.
Prior to and since landing, Jordan has shared those challenges with the national and international media and as a speaker at numerous conferences, including TEDx.
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