Exploring the Red Planet With NASA Engineer Kobie Boykins

"Kobie Boykins was delightful and his presentation was top notch. What could be cooler than being on Mars!"

- Seattle Audience Member

About This Show

Perhaps no one on earth knows more about our planet's nearest neighbor than Kobie Boykins. As a mechanical engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, Boykins worked on projects from Pathfinder and Mars Exploration Rovers to Ocean Surface Topography Mission for more than ten years. Currently, Boykins is supervisor of the mobility and remote sensing mast teams for the Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity.

Boykins' presentation will include dozens of breath-taking images of Mars as well as his personal reflections on the importance of success and failure in the process of scientific exploration.

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