She was part of Mission Control for CURIOSITY’S landing… but I dunno her name. Alas, *sigh*
Different kinds of rockstars.
Check it out! Our favorite be-pompadoured JPL scientist just got covered by Esquire magazine!
Let’s not forget NASAsocial favorite and Twitter icon, Scott Maxwell!
Steltzner on Gizmodo: some great videos about the EDL design and process!
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/