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Marco Midon - Black History Month

Marco Midon, who is visually impaired, is highlighted for NASA's Black History Month. He is the Lead Systems Engineer who oversees the design and implementation of NASA ground stations in the area of radio frequencies. Working with new, higher data-rate dishes at White Sands in New Mexico, he was instrumental in two successfully launched NASA missions - the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). He is also the Lead Systems Engineer for the new ground station at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica. His work continues in updating compatibility equipment testing for the next generation of vehicles and spacecraft.


Erica Drezek (HTSI): Video Editor
Rich Melnick (HTSI): Video Editor
Victoria Weeks (HTSI): Video Editor
Marco M. Midon (NASA/GSFC): Interviewee
Erica Drezek (HTSI): Producer
Jamal Smith (HTSI): Videographer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center