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   David Smyth
   Principal Computer Scientist
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Oak Grove Consulting
Sunland, California
United States Of America
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High School: Marina High School, Huntington Beach,  CA
Bachelor of Science, Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine

Contributions to Mars Exploration

Developed many of the elements of the ground data systems used by all Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) deep space missions over the past 20 years. Developed the first protocol for reliable, multi-path deep space communications, being used on MER and soon on MSL. [more contributions ...]
Personal Reflections

Learn that hard work leads to achievement, and that leads to happiness. The toughest problems are the most fun! Nobody knows everything. Be honest with yourself, and others. Learn from others. Strive to be effective on a team, where each contributes all they can, while allowing others to do the same. [more personal reflections ...]