Marc Rayman
Marc Rayman,
Chief Engineer/ Mission Director, JPL

Dawn’s mission director and chief engineer, Dr. Marc Rayman, takes you inside this remarkable solar system adventure. He presents a highly entertaining and accessible description of Dawn’s mission, starting with testing the spacecraft on Earth, then launching it and continuing through the entire deep-space journey. Nontechnical and technical readers alike will appreciate the most comprehensive and lively account available anywhere of a real interplanetary mission, including not only what happens but also how engineers and scientists manage to accomplish such extraordinary feats.

Click the year below to read his blog entries and discover what is so fascinating and inspiring about a bold expedition into the unknown.