Two Alumni - One Mars Mission (Los Angeles)

7:00 pm on Thursday, June 6, 2013
Sofitel LA 8555 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90048
Could there be life on Mars? What’s it like driving a robot from 120 million miles away? No matter what industry you work in or what your major was is there anything cooler than space exploration? Boston University Alumni Association and the BU College of Engineering is proud to present “Two Alumni-One Mars Mission” with Matthew Heverly (ENG’05) and Anita Sengupta (ENG’98). Please join your fellow terriers in LA for an intimate discussion about NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Mission. Marquee members of the mission team, Anita and Matthew will speak directly about their experiences preparing for and executing the Mars Mission. Anita Sengupta (ENG’98)- Senior Systems Engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory was responsible for insuring that the Curiosity Rover successfully was able to touch down on Mars. Matthew Heverly (ENG’05)- Mobility Systems Engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory is currently the lead driver on the Mars Rover.