Jill Seubert

Interplanetary navigator
Jill Seubert navigates spacecraft throughout the solar system, exploring with robots where humans cannot yet go.

Why you should listen

Jill Seubert recently landed the InSight spacecraft on Mars and next will be guiding the Mars Science Mission 2020 to it's destination on the Red Planet. As an interplanetary navigator at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, she has space-tested new technology that may forever change the way we navigate deep space. She lives in Altadena, California with her husband, Carl, and two sons, Hank and Charlie.

Jill Seubert’s TED talk