Opening new worlds with space navigation

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Matt Abrahamson

Matthew Abrahamson is a Navigation and Mission Design Engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, CA. He studied Aeronautics & Astronautics at MIT, researching autonomous navigation and path planning techniques for deep space missions at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory. At JPL, Matt has served as a mission navigator for the EPOXI mission to comet Hartley 2, the Stardust-NExT mission to comet Tempel 1, the Juno mission to Jupiter, and the Dawn mission to the asteroid Vesta.