Women’s Journey to Mars with Christine Louie
On Feb 18 NASA landed a new rover on the surface on Mars. The Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover will search for signs of ancient microbial life, which will advance NASA’s quest to explore the past habitability of Mars. Christine Louie is a systems engineer for the Mars 2020 mission and she was responsible for leading the Operational Readiness Tests for critical events such as Launch and for Entry, Descent, and Landing. She started working at JPL as a intern 13 years ago while a students at Cal State Long Beach. Join to meet Christine, and learn about Mars, Perseverance, what it takes to land a SUV-sized rover on another planet and her personal journey to Mars.
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