"In planetary science, you can ask really big questions," said Maria Zuber, Vice President of Research at MIT, in an interview with Smithsonian Magazine. Maria has been tackling big questions her entire career. She was the first woman to run a NASA spacecraft mission, the first woman to lead a science department at MIT, and one of the first two women to receive NASA's Distinguished Public Service Medal. Her passion is planetary science, which includes the study of planets, moons, and planetary systems.
Maria Zuber Speaking At Zeitgeist Americas 2012
Hear Zuber present some of her research.
Should We Go To Mars Or Back To The Moon?
Plenty of Zuber's research deals with both the moon and Mars.
Written by Curiosity Staff November 19, 2016
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