Flight Systems Engineer

Tracy Drain is a Flight Systems Engineer working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In her 20+ year career, she has helped develop, test and/or operate a variety of robotic spacecraft. She is currently the lead Flight Systems Engineer for the Europa Clipper mission. A life-long learner, she loves encouraging people to nurture their curiosity and explore the wonders around us. She serves on the planning committee for the National Academy of Science’s Science and Entertainment Exchange and the advisory board of ASU’s Interplanetary Initiative. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching documentaries, sci-fi and kdramas, studying languages and traveling.