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   Ken Herkenhoff

What are your dreams for the future of exploration?

Continue surface exploration of Mars, returning samples to Earth and eventually sending human geologists to explore Mars.

What portion of this mission interests you the most?

Exploration and discovery--we don't know what we will find until we land on Mars.

When you were in elementary school, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be an astronomer, studying the planets.

Do you have any hobbies?

Amateur astronomy, backpacking/hiking, mountain biking, skiing

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