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Nagin Cox - Mars Exploration Engineer - Mars Needs Women

June 18, 2020

When Nagin Cox was born in Bangalore, India she couldn’t have imagined she’d one day have an asteroid named after her. This space-obsessed kid grew up in Kansas City, and Kuala Lumpur.  Her experiences as a girl in a multicultural household showed her how easily we separate ourselves based on gender, race, or nationality, and inspired her to do something that brings people together. Now as a Tactical Mission Lead on the Mars Curiosity Rover, international and TedTalk speaker, Nagin loves to share the wonders of space with the world.

There are a lot of ways you can get involved with space:


The Mars Lander Program

You can follow Nagin's work on Facebook and Instagram and Twitter

You can check out her TedxTalk: What Time Is It On Mars?

Find inspiration with Carl Sagan's Cosmos, or Star Trek, or Chesley Bonestell

Learn more about Nagin's favorite organization: Human Rights Watch

Learn more about the self defense training where Nagin and I met


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