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Donna Shirley
Manager, Mars Explorer Program, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 

At SWF:

  • Saturday, October 31st, 1:00 - 2:30PM, The Next Frontier: To Mars and Back

Biography:

With over 30 years experience in aerospace, Donna Shirley now manages the Mars Exploration Program Office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. The Mars Exploration Program has been sending orbiters and landers to Mars since 1996, including Pathfinder.

Shirley was involved in developing the Mars Rover operated on the surface of Mars with the Pathfinder project. Shirley has worked with NASA since graduating in 1966, and has been involved in a large variety of NASA and Jet Propulsion Lab projects, including the Cassini and Mariner Projects and implementing a variety of NASA-wide systems.

Links:

Donna Shirley Profile
NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab
NASA
JPL's Mars Page

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