Hilary Justh is an aerospace engineer working for NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center's Terrestrial and Planetary Environments team. Hilary's job includes working with the Space Shuttle program as a Flight Operations Support Team member and the JPL Mars program as part of various Mars mission support activities. Hilary was a member of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Navigation Team and is currently evaluating proposed Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) landing sites as a MSL Council of Atmospheres member. Hilary graduated from Penn State with a B.S. with honors in Earth Sciences and then attended the University of Colorado where she received a M.S. in Astrophysical, Planetary and Atmospheric Sciences. Hilary has also received a M.S. in Geosciences from Penn State. Hilary has been interested in NASA and spaceflight since she was a child. This interest was fostered by visiting science museums, NASA centers and attending astronaut appearances.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Mars Curiosity Snoozeum U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Horizon Space Week Horizon Elementary School
Girl Scouts Job Shadowing Event NASA MSFC
Rocketing into Space Lock Haven Head Start
Scholar Alumni Roundtables Pennsylvania State University, University Park