Lecture "Curiosity on Mars"

Noah Warner of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory will give an insight into the Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity's first six months on Mars, from initial touchdown on the surface of the red planet to first attempts to drill rocks in Gale Crater.

Noah Warner is the Tactical Uplink Lead for the Curiosity Surface Operations Team. His responsibilities during the development phase of the project included system engineering roles on several components and science instruments as well as system level design and testing. Since Curiosity’s landing in Gale Crater, Noah Warner has been leading the surface operations team.

Date: February 13, 2013
Time: 11:00
Location: Seminar Room E11

Short Biography

Noah Warner graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering. He joined the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2007 as a Flight System Engineer working on the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity. Since Curiosity's landing in Gale Crater, Noah has led the surface operations team as a Tactical Uplink Lead.
 Feb. 11, 2013