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   Bruce Bon
   Software Engineer
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, California
United States Of America
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High School: Southampton High School, Courtland,  VA
B.A., Astronomy and Physics, University of Virginia, 1969
B.S., Computer Science, George Washington University, 1975

Background Information
I have been involved in software development for JPL for over 24 years, with most of that time spent on technology development tasks for robotics, machine vision and graphical simulations.

Contributions to Mars Exploration

A latecomer to the MER flight software team, I developed the Pancam Mast Assembly (PMA) control module and the data compression module. [more contributions ...]
Personal Reflections

Follow your interests, being aware of your personal strengths and weaknesses. Software engineering is a good career choice for those of us who tend more to be generalists (we know very little about everything), because it allows us to move among many different subject areas. [more personal reflections ...]