Bobak Ferdowsi Profile picture
He / him. Space exploration fan | Works at NASA JPL | Wears a mask | Black Lives Matter | Opinions are mine | polka dots forever
Mar 30, 2018 11 tweets 2 min read
I’ve been thinking this week about why the March For Our Lives protests gives me so much hope for our future, and, as an engineer, I think I’ve put my finger on it. Often times in engineering & science it's easy to let past experience dictate future development; to say because something hasn't been done before it's impossible or too difficult.
Dec 28, 2017 7 tweets 3 min read
Happy birthday @NichelleIsUhura!

I have a story to tell (a thread): A few years ago, we had an @NASA event at @PNBallet, featuring ballet & music set to space imagery, where @NichelleIsUhura performed
Sep 14, 2017 16 tweets 3 min read
I made the mistake of imagining what it would be like to be Cassini, watching Saturn grow larger & larger, sending my discoveries home... Cassini the brave; given its last marching orders, there are no more commands to come, no plan for the next sequence.