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A Designer with a (Mars) MIssion

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Submitted on January 29, 2018 - 4:00pm
Erin Murphy
Erin Murphy. Media credit: Kyu Han.

Two rovers roam the surface of Mars, delivering data and imagery to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL). Soon they will be joined by the Mars 2020 rover, designed by a team that includes scientists and engineers and UW School of Art + Art History + Design alumna Erin Murphy (BA, Interaction Design, 2013).

Murphy is an interaction designer. The field focuses on the relationship between individuals and the technology they use, to make the user experience as positive as possible. Interaction designers…

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