May 23rd: Planetary Society talk about A Sol in the Life of Opportunity

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Podcaster: Casey Dreier ; Mat Kaplan, Emily Dean

Title: Planetary Society:  A Sol in the Life of Opportunity

Organization: Planetary Society

Link : http://planetary.org

the video has been aired on Google hangout: http://youtu.be/-8esHXpSEUY

Description:  Emily will take us through a day in the life of planning a day in the life of a rover on Mars. We will also explore how planetary exploration draws together people from diverse backgrounds to work on one of humanity’s most exciting endeavors, how non-scientists and engineers can participate in space missions, and how her training in art, design, and the liberal arts impacts her role working with the cameras on Opportunity

Bio: Casey Dreier is an advocacy and outreach in Planetary Society;

Mat Kaplan hosts and produces Planetary Radio, the Planetary Society’s award-winning, weekly radio and podcast series.  Heard on 150 public stations across North America and beyond, “PlanRad” is also aired by Sirius XM Satellite Radio on Sundays

Emily has been involved with the Mars Exploration Rovers since she was in high school. While earning a degree in Art and Architectural History at Ithaca College, she continued to support the MER mission until she had the opportunity to take a full time operations position at Cornell.

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