Get to know our 2022 Emerging Leader GameChanger, Dr Elizabeth Jens, as she shares her insight and international career journey as a Propulsion and Systems Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Dr Jens helps lead the team working on the design of a new propulsion system to safely land the largest spacecraft ever attempted on Mars. Prior to this, she divided her time between working on a subsystem for the next Mars rover and developing a small propulsion system to enable stand-alone interplanetary SmallSat missions, designing rockets and testing their performance for various potential missions. Recognised as one of Australia’s most innovative engineers, Dr Jens is an inspirational leader who as a child had dreamed of working at NASA and through hard work, talent and perseverance, has made her own dreams come true. Read more.
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