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Diana Trujillo, an aerospace engineer, is currently Technical Group Supervisor for Sequence Planning and Execution and a Tactical Mission Lead for the Mars Perseverance rover. Born and raised in Colombia, Trujillo immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 17 to pursue her dream of working for NASA. While enrolled in English-as-a-second-language courses, she also worked full time to support her studies in community college and later the University of Florida and University of Maryland. She has held several roles for NASA and JPL, including Mars Curiosity rover mission lead, deputy project system engineer, and Deputy Team Chief of Engineering Operations on Curiosity. Trujillo has also been active in sharing the excitement and opportunities of STEM with the public. She co-created and hosted #JuntosPerseveramos, NASA’s first-ever Spanish-language live broadcast of a planetary landing, for Perseverance’s arrival on Mars, which attracted millions of viewers worldwide.

On Oct. 8, 2021, Trujillo and two other Latina engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will be honored as the 2021 recipients of STEM Awards from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation for their significant roles in the agency’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission during the 34th Hispanic Heritage Awards broadcast on PBS.

In this image, Trujillo celebrates the completion of a successful shift as flight director, as the first photograph taken on the surface of Mars confirmed the successful deployment of Ingenuity, the first helicopter ever delivered to the surface of another planet.

Learn more: Mars Perseverance Team Members to Be Recognized at Hispanic Heritage Awards

Image Credit: NASA


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戴安娜·特鲁希略(Diana Trujillo)是一名航天工程师,目前是序列规划和执行的技术组主管,也是火星毅力号火星车的战术任务负责人。特鲁希略在哥伦比亚出生和长,17岁时移民到美国,追求她为NASA工作的梦想。在学习英语作为第二语言课程的同时,她还全职工作,以支持她在社区大学以及后来的佛罗里达大学和马里兰大学的学习。她曾在NASA和JPL担任过多个职务,包括好奇号星车任务负责人,项目系统副工程师,以及好奇号工程运营团队副主管。特鲁希略还积极与公众分享STEM的激动和机遇。她共同创建并主持了#JuntosPerseveramos,这是NASA有史以来第一次行星着陆的西班牙语直播,以支持毅力号抵达火星,吸引了全球数百万观众。

2021年10月8日,特鲁希略和NASA喷气推进实验室的另外两名拉丁裔工程师将在PBS播出的第34届西班牙裔遗产奖颁奖典礼上被授予西班牙传统基金会颁发的2021年STEM奖,以表彰他们在NASA的火星2020毅力号火星车任务中的重要作用。

在这张照片中,特鲁希略庆祝成功完成飞行总监的转变,因为在火星表面拍摄的第一张照片证实了机智号的成功部署,这是有史以来运送到其他星球表面的第一架直升机

了解更多:毅力号火星车团队成员将在西班牙裔遗产奖中获得认可

影像来源:NASA

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