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April 30, 4:30-5:30, JPL Story: Recovering Curiosity from the Jaws of Death

April 7th, 2014

April 30th, 2014 at 4:30pm
Magdy Bareh, Autonomy and Fault Protection Group Supervisor and Rajeev Joshi, Flight Software Systems and Development Engineer, will present “Recovering Curiosity from the Jaws of Death”.

On the Martian surface, the MSL Curiosity Rover was nearly lost due to a series of faults that culminated in the worst day any operations team could ever imagine. Come hear the tale of the how the operations team discovered and diagnosed the anomaly, and averted disaster.

For information on the JPL Stories series click here or contact Teresa Bailey at 4-9233.

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April 24, 11:30-12:30, TED Talk Thursday at the Hub

April 3rd, 2014

This is Take Our Children to Work Day. Whether you took or child to work today or not, come to the Hub and listen to a few TED Talks presented by those under the age of 20.  You will be amazed by these young people.

We know you can always watch TED Talks from the comfort of your office or home.  Coming to the Hub and watch with others, you never know what conversation and ideas you may get from the face-t0-face encounters.  So bring your lunch and come to the Hub!

We are always looking for new ideas and hosts for the TED Talk Thursday program. If you would like to share some of your favorite TED Talks, or be a host in coming months, please contact Dudee Chiang ( at the JPL Library.

April 24, 9:00-11:00, Bring Our Children to Work Day

April 3rd, 2014

The JPL Library, Archives, and Records Section will once again participate in the Lab-wide 2014 Bring Our Children to Work Day on Thursday, April 24.  There will be games, experiments, and snacks at the Hub.  Check back here for more details.

Apr 1, 11:30-12:30, Expore IT Workshop@Hub, Connect and Collaborate Using JPL Gateway

March 28th, 2014

Evan Chan of the Office of the CIO and Emily Schneider of Human Resources will discuss connecting and collaborating with JPL Gateway Tuesday, April 1 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hub, 111-104.

JPL Gateway offers a suite of tools that can be used to connect with peers throughout the Lab as well as securely collaborate by sharing documents and data. Chan and Schneider will explain how Gateway can boost your team’s productivity and discover the HR/OCIO collaboration that will change how Gateway is used in the near future.

This event is an Explore IT Workshop from the Information Technology Directorate/Office of the CIO.

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