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Ken Edgett
Martian Man

Ken Edgett ’87 is a senior research scientist at Malin Space Science Systems and the principal investigator for the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, which touched down on the Red Planet on Aug. 6, 2012.

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Adam Simon
Asteroid mining not so far off

Geology major Adam Simon ’15 says it’s not unreasonable to think that rare earth materials will be mined from asteroids in 20 years, and he wants to be part of that process.

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Anna Schonwald
NASA Internship Confirms Career Path

Anna Schonwald ’16 attributes at least a part of her success at landing a prestigious internship at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to the confidence of knowing what she wanted.

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