Dr. Jared Espley is a planetary scientist at NASA. He works in the Planetary Magnetospheres Lab at NASA Goddard and at NASA Headquarters he is the program scientist for the Juno mission. He got his PhD in physics from Rice University in Houston, TX. He is originally from southwest Virginia but now lives in Maryland. His wife is also a scientist and they have two young children. His hobbies include whitewater kayaking and Dungeons and Dragons.
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