Courtney O'Connor

Public Engagement
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Courtney O'Connor is a public engagement lead at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. From immersive storytelling to social media to in-person events, it's her job to translate what's new in space exploration into engaging, easy-to-understand content for the general public. The projects she supports span the Solar System and beyond, but she's particularly enthusiastic about her role in communicating with the public about NASA's upcoming Europa Clipper mission to Jupiter's ocean moon. In her role, she recently produced a NASA Photobooth Pop-Up exhibit at the Arroyo Seco Weekend Festival, bringing a different type of public engagement to a music and culture festival.

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