Adam Steltzner

American aerospace engineer

Adam Diedrich Steltzner (born 1963) is an American NASA engineer who works for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). He worked on several flight projects including Galileo, Cassini, Mars Pathfinder, Mars Exploration Rovers (MER). He was the lead engineer of the Mars Science Laboratory's EDL phase (Entry, Descent and Landing), and helped design, build and test the sky crane landing system.

Adam Steltzner - Seven Minutes of Terror - June 2012

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  • Exploring is fundamentally human; we've done it for thousands of years. It's an expression of something that's the best in us.
    • Marc Kaufman. Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission. National Geographic page 18. ISBN 978-1-4262-1278-9.

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