rochlis

This is Jennifer Rochlis posing with Robonaut. Rochlis has been working on the robonaut project since 2000 and has a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics. In 2004 she was a semi finalist from NASA astronaut group 19 (the group of Shannon Walker and Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenhurger), so she was almost an astronaut.  She still works asb a “Human Factors Engineer” at the NASA Johnson Space Center, under the division Automation, Robotics and Simulation.