Our Coming Presentation


JPL’s Mars Science Laboratory
Mission and Its Use of Computers

A presentation by Leo J Bister
Electronics and Systems Engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
7:00 – 9:00 PM
Fellowship Hall
8065 Emerson Ave.
Westchester (90045)

Meeting Flyer

Leo BlisterLeo Bister will be giving an overview of JPL’s Mars Science Laboratory mission and will include some specifics regarding the on-board computer and other electronics. He has been an electronics and systems engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1983, and has had several roles on NASA´s Mars Exploration Rover project, which is still operating after more than 10 years. He also managed the development of the flight computer, power distribution and other electronics that flew on JPL´s Mars Science Laboratory, which has also been operating successfully on the surface of Mars for over 2 years now. Not surprisingly, Leo is also a Marathon runner…

Computer Forum:
Between 6:00 – 6:50 PM we have a Computer Forum, an informal Q&A where members and visitors share with and help one another.

Future Meeting(s):
December 9, 2014 – Holiday Party


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