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Indian values ​​a big part of me, says Marsvellous Mohan | India News

Star Trek ‘when she was nine and a physics class when she was 16 put Swati Mohan on the NASA trajectory, and she almost became a pediatrician along the way. On February 18, his was the voice that announced that Perseverance, a truck-sized rover that will search for ancient life on Mars, had landed. “I came home to my family and hugged them. They were very proud, ”he told Chandrima Banerjee on Tuesday.
After eight years as the Mars 2020 Guidance, Navigation and Controls leader, overseeing “the eyes and ears of the spacecraft,” Mohan said none of this would have been possible without diversity. “Everyone built on the strengths of others, so the capacity of the entire team was more than the sum of the individual people.”
At home, too, the confluence of cultures shaped who she is: “I was one year old when I moved from India to the United States. I am Indian as well as American. My parents raised me with very strong Indian values ​​… So we were able to take the best of both worlds and integrate it into who we are.

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