Our Coming Presentation
JPL’s Mars Science Laboratory
Mission and Its Use of Computers
Electronics and Systems Engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
7:00 – 9:00 PM
8065 Emerson Ave.
Leo 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…
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.
December 9, 2014 – Holiday Party
Some attendees get together at Dinah’s Diner 6521 S. Sepulveda, Los Angeles 90045. Check for announcement.
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