“Roaming Mars: A Personal Perspective” Dinner Meeting

Guest Speaker: Scott Lever, Mission Manager, Mars Exploration Rovers Project 

When:        Wednesday 25 January 2012

 Where:       Atrium Hotel

Address:    30 Tri-County Parkway

                   Cincinnati Ohio 45246

                   Phone (513)-771-7171

Time:         6:00 to 9:00 PM            

Dinner:      Chicken, Lasagna, Green Beans, Salad, Dinner Rolls …

 Cost:          Professional Members $25     Students $10   

 Attendees Please RSVP to Edward Zechmann by        

                   January 19, 2012

                   Email:   cri6@cdc.gov  513-533-8115

 Please see the ASME Cincinnati section Facebook Event page and request an invite

 ASME Facebook Event Page for the Mar’s Rover Dinner Meeting


Scott G. Lever is currently a Mission Manager on the Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) project. He joined the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1984 as a member of the Voyager project team working with the Computer Command Subsystem group. Since Voyager and before MER, he has worked on other projects including Mars Observer, Topex/Poseidon, Cassini/Huygens, and Spitzer. Scott’s main responsibility is flight operations, and he works in ground software development and maintenance (command sequence simulation and flight rules). Scott received a presidential appointment to the United States Naval Academy in 1979, and holds a MSCS from Azusa Pacific University. With respect to a local connection, Scott grew up in Cincinnati and Dayton, and graduated from Kettering Fairmont East High School in 1979.

See website for additional details: http://sections.asme.org/cincinnati/Newsletter_Mar11.pdf

 Directions to Hotel: 

Take exit 16 to merge onto I-275 W toward I-74/Indianapolis

Take exit 42A to merge onto OH-747 S/Princeton Pike toward Springdale/Glendale

Turn right onto Tri County Pkwy

Destination will be on the right