Tag Archives: Curiosity

Interview: Adam Steltzner from JPL

Chuck and Kreg talk to author and systems engineer Adam Steltzner from JPL. Adam has had an fascinating career working on the entry descent and landing (EDL) team for numerous Mars rovers. His origin story is quite interesting as well. … Continue reading

Play
Posted in Interviews, Podcasts, Specials | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Interview: Adam Steltzner from JPL

Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror

This is the stuff Rube Goldberg machines are made of. I bet NASA designed this landing sequence because they felt the irresistible urge to out do Hollywood. I mean, they even named the process like a movie. Look, here’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror