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   Erik Bailey
   Aerospace Systems Engineer
NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, California
United States Of America
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High School: Exeter Township Sr. High School, Reading,  PA
S.B. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
S.M. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Background Information
I have worked with infrared tracking systems, micro-unmanned aerial vehicles, inertial measurement units, IMU/GPS integration and kalman filtering & estimation theory.

I have worked for the following organizations:

MIT Aeronautical Systems Lab, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lockheed Martin Electronics/Missiles, C. S. Draper Laboratory, NASA/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Contributions to Mars Exploration

content image for contributions section I am an engineer on the MER Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) team from October of 2003 through 2004. My activities included: - Multi-Body dynamics analysis - Wind Tunnel Testing at Vigyan (multi-body [more contributions ...]
Personal Reflections

Never learn math/science by rote. Always learn the underlying principles at work so you can build your toolbox for future learning. Also, follow what interests you and what you are passionate about. [more personal reflections ...]