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   Moriba Jah
   Senior Scientist
Oceanit Laboratories , Hawaii
United States Of America
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High School: Cap. Pedro Ma. Ochoa Morales Military, Los Teques, Venezuela, 
B.S. Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at Prescott
M.S. Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder

Background Information
I was raised in Caracas, Venezuela. I became interested in the aerospace field while serving as a security policeman (SP), in the US Air Force, stationed at Malmstrom AFB (Great Falls, MT). Since being a part of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA team, I've been on the navigation teams of several missions, including a couple of international mission collaborations: Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Odyssey, Mars Express (European Space Agency), Hayabusa (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency), and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Contributions to Mars Exploration

Serving as navigation team member, conducting covariance studies and creating utility software as needed. Lead orbit determination analyst for cruise phase. [more contributions ...]
Personal Reflections

You don't have to be a genius...just motivated! Take the time and put in the effort to find out what you enjoy doing, then pursue it with hunger. [more personal reflections ...]