Jody Davis, NASA Engineer on MSL’s EDL Team, caller of “Tango Delta Nominal” (the first of 3 signs that Curiosity had touched down on Mars)

Image credit: NASA Langley Research Center (from facebook)
Also: @TangoDeltaNom on twitter!

Jody Davis, NASA Engineer on MSL’s EDL Team, caller of “Tango Delta Nominal” (the first of 3 signs that Curiosity had touched down on Mars)



Image credit: NASA Langley Research Center (from facebook)

Also: @TangoDeltaNom on twitter!

She was part of Mission Control for CURIOSITY’S landing… but I dunno her name.  Alas, *sigh*

She was part of Mission Control for CURIOSITY’S landing… but I dunno her name.  Alas, *sigh*

fuckyeahbobakferdowsi:

Different kinds of rockstars.

fuckyeahbobakferdowsi:

Different kinds of rockstars.

The pompadour is catching attention!

Check it out! Our favorite be-pompadoured JPL scientist just got covered by Esquire magazine!

Steve Sell, aerospace engineer at JPL, on the EDL team press conference this morning! Glad he said he liked the social media outporing of support for the mission and the team! (Think he’ll notice he’s on here?)

Steve Sell, aerospace engineer at JPL, on the EDL team press conference this morning! Glad he said he liked the social media outporing of support for the mission and the team! (Think he’ll notice he’s on here?)

3 of the “rock star” JPL scientists were sitting in on the press briefing today! 

3 of the “rock star” JPL scientists were sitting in on the press briefing today! 

Let’s not forget NASAsocial favorite and Twitter icon, Scott Maxwell!
He drives stuff on MARS!

Let’s not forget NASAsocial favorite and Twitter icon, Scott Maxwell!

He drives stuff on MARS!

Steltzner on Gizmodo: some great videos about the EDL design and process! 
http://gizmodo.com/5932811/the-inside-story-on-how-nasa-invented-curiositys-insanely-great-landing-system

Steltzner on Gizmodo: some great videos about the EDL design and process! 

http://gizmodo.com/5932811/the-inside-story-on-how-nasa-invented-curiositys-insanely-great-landing-system

QuynhGiao Nguyen, PhD, Materials Science at NASA’s Space Flight Systems Directorate in the Exploration Technology Development and Demonstration Program office. 

Ms. Nguyen immigrated from Vietnam at age 7, with zero English language skills.  By 19 she was in love with chemistry and interning at NASA.  What a role model this woman is!
Video and more info here, on Women@NASA: http://women.nasa.gov/quyngiao-nguyen/

QuynhGiao Nguyen, PhD, Materials Science at NASA’s Space Flight Systems Directorate in the Exploration Technology Development and Demonstration Program office. 

Ms. Nguyen immigrated from Vietnam at age 7, with zero English language skills.  By 19 she was in love with chemistry and interning at NASA.  What a role model this woman is!

Video and more info here, on Women@NASA: http://women.nasa.gov/quyngiao-nguyen/