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Engineer From Central Coast Playing Key Role In Space Mission To Asteroid Belt Between Mars And Jupiter

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2015 12:01am

An engineer who got his college education on the Central Coast is one of the command team members for a spacecraft which is giving us an unprecedented look at the asteroid belt between Mars, and Jupiter.

The unmanned “Dawn” spacecraft is at now at one of the key points in its now seven year long mission.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with the engineer about the flight, and his role in it.

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Link to Dawn Mission website:  http://dawn.jpl.nasa.gov/

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