posted 23 January 2006 10:11 PM
... and her name is Webster. She's flying Cassini.
quote:..When she began working for the JPL in 1988, she was still the only woman on her floor. Today almost half the members of the 75-person navigation team are women...
... for Julie Webster, the engineer, the best thing about Enceladus is that they got the probe to within 270 kilometers of the moon's surface. Only 270 kilometers! It's the kind of thing that makes some people become engineers.