2. Koby Boykins – NASA Mars Rover Engineer

Kobie Boykins, is the NASA Project Engineer for the solar panels on all of the Mars Rovers- Sojourner, Spirit, Opportunity, Curiosity, and the newest project- Perseverance.  

Boykins talks all about his most memorable teachers growing up, how he approaches playing with LEGO’s and other toys with his young children, and NASA rovers that have jammed up at 150 million miles from earth and what was learned from that experience.

WebsiteKobie Boykins NASA/JPL

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