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   Paul Fieseler
   Lead Sequence System Engineer
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Sierra Madre, California
United States Of America
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High School: Olathe North, Olathe,  KS
Engineering Physics / Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas
Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California

Background Information
Paul works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he is the lead of the Sequence Team for both Mars Odyssey and the upcoming Phoenix mission to Mars. Paul has also worked on the Galileo and Cassini missions as well as being a back-room Mission Controller for the Space Shuttle

Contributions to Mars Exploration

I am the lead "sequencer" for Phoenix spacecraft which will land in the northern polar regions of Mars. I have the same role on this mission as I do for Mars Odyssey, except that we are still in the stage of figuring out how we are going to schedule the spacecraft day and talk with it. [more contributions ...]
Personal Reflections

I am told that when I was two years old, I wanted to grow up to be a dump truck. Not the driver, but the vehicle itself. I failed utterly and had to settle for a job as a "rocket scientist". [more personal reflections ...]