"I am an international student."

 

Yu Takahashi

Yu TakahashiMeet Yu Takahashi. Inspired by the American Mars rover missions, he studied at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Colorado – Boulder to gain the skills necessary to work at NASA. Now, his job is to safely navigate NASA spacecrafts around planets and asteroids.

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NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Science degree and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado – Boulder
  • Currently, a Navigation Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory working on the Dawn, Juno, and OSIRIS-REx missions
  • Inspired by the American Mars rover missions to pursue the dream of working for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Authored “Surface Gravity Fields of Asteroids and Comets,” which was named the best scientific paper at the 22nd American Astronautical Society and American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting
  • Works to safely navigate spacecrafts for current NASA missions around planets and asteroids to ensure mission success

FROM

Tokyo, Japan

ATTENDED

Embry-Riddle


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