Tracy Drain | Deep Space Exploration, Earth-Like Planet Discoveries, & The Search for Life

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Tracy Drain

Tracy Drain is a Flight Systems Engineer working at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Over her 20-year career, she helped develop, test, as well as operate a variety of robotic spacecraft to explore our Solar System.

Above all, Tracy is a life-long learner herself, she loves encouraging people of all ages to nurture their curiosity and explore the wonders that are all around us every day.

Update – Tracy asked us to include this quick correction to the podcast.

The lines and darkened areas on Europa clippers are in natural color images, not just the false-color ones that have enhanced contrast. To see example images side by side, click this link from NASA’s Galileo Gallery. To sum up, listen to Tracy’s episode to discover more about her work.

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