Tracy Drain is a Systems Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She has been at the lab since completing her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech in 2000. In her 16 years at JPL, she has participated in the development and operation of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Kepler mission (searching for Exoplanets) and the Juno mission to Jupiter. She is currently the Deputy Chief Engineer for Juno, which successfully arrived at Jupiter on July 4th, 2016. Selected awards: NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal for exceptional performance in the development of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission’s transition to Science Phase Activities (2007), NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal for exceptional achievement in guiding and managing the Kepler Launch, Commissioning and Science Operations readiness effort (2009), JPL Bruce Murray Award for exceptional support for the education of minority and female STEM students through community programs, distance learning and public events (2015).