Nagin Cox:
What time is it on Mars?

TEDxBeaconStreet · 13:47 · Filmed Nov 2016
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Nagin Cox is a first-generation Martian. As a spacecraft engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Cox works on the team that manages the United States' rovers on Mars. But working a 9-to-5 on another planet — whose day is 40 minutes longer than Earth's — has particular, often comical challenges.

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Nagin Cox explores Mars as part of the team that operates NASA's rovers. Full bio
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