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Sat, Jul 15


Blakemore Planetarium

Good Night Oppy with Nagin Cox

Join us for an exciting event with Spacecraft Operations Engineer, Nagin Cox!

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Good Night Oppy with Nagin Cox
Good Night Oppy with Nagin Cox

Time & Location

Jul 15, 2023, 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Blakemore Planetarium, 1705 W Missouri Ave, Midland, TX 79701, USA

About the Event

Join us for an evening exploring space, robotics, and women in STEM! 

Spacecraft Operations Engineer, Nagin Cox, invites guests for a discussion on planet exploration followed by a special viewing of Good Night Oppy. Arrive early to view live robot demonstrations by Venture Robotics! Discussion begins at 6 PM. View the trailer here.

About the Speaker:

Nagin graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering and a BA in Psychology and was commissioned as an officer in the US Air Force. She worked in F-16 Aircrew Training and received a masters degree in Space Operations Systems Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology.

As a captain, she served as an Orbital Analyst at NORAD/Space Command in Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Springs.

In 1993, Nagin joined the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and has since served as a systems engineer and manager on multiple interplanetary robotic missions including NASA/JPL’s Galileo mission to Jupiter, the Mars Exploration Rover Missions and the Kepler telescope mission to search for Earth-like planets around other stars.

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