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You love my job: JPL’s Bobak Ferdowsi

Raghu Manavalan Sep 12, 2014
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You may have heard a series called “You hate my job” on our weekday sister show, Marketplace. Here’s our first in our series: “You LOVE My Job.”

Working at NASA sounds like a pretty awesome job.

Getting paid to maybe go check this place out for a week:

NASA

And hanging out here:

Or taking a picture like this:

What’s it like to actually work there?

Well… every once in a while… it’s like this:

Yeah… a PowerPoint presentation.

Bobak Ferdowsi works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory near Pasadena, California. You might know him as NASA mohawk guy:

He’s an engineer who worked on the Mars Curiousity Rover, and is launching a new mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa.

Don’t get us wrong: His job is awesome.

But every job, even our fantasy ones, involves getting up, and going to work.

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