Episode: Christina Hernandez, NASA JPL: Pushing the Boundaries of Space Exploration with the Mars Rover


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Christina Hernandez, NASA JPL: Pushing the Boundaries of Space Exploration with the Mars Rover

The Mars Rover Perseverance will lift off July 17th, on a 6-month journey to the Red Planet.  Once there, it will gather geological samples u whether there was ever life on Mars.  Sue & Vanessa talk with Christina Hernandez, a Mars Rover systems engineer preparing the Perseverance for its long journey.  Listen to fascinating insights about this historic mission, the life of a female Hispanic rocket scientist, and what the future of space exploration holds for us all.  It's a conversation that's truly out of this world!

Find Christina Online:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hernandezcd90/
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/estrellasycafe?lang=en
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/estrellasycafe/

Find NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Online:
LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/jet-propulsion-laboratory/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NASAJPL
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/NASAJPL/

Mars Rover 2020: 
Twitter:  @NASAPersevere
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/nasa_persevere/

Referenced:
To Be Taught, If Fortunate, by Becky Chambers: In her new novella, Sunday Times best-selling author Becky Chambers imagines a future in which, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the solar system instead transform themselves. 

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Producers & Hosts: Vanessa Alava & Sue Robinson
Vanessa Alava
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Audio Producer/Editor: Sam Mclean
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Audio Music Track Title: Beatles Unite
Artist: Rachel K. Collier
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Intro Voice-Over Artist: Veronica Horta
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Cover Artwork Photo Credit: Elice Moore 

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