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Anita Sengupta

Rocket scientist and expert on the future of transportation; responsible for the landing of the Mars Curiosity Rover

Anita Sengupta

Dr. Anita has developed technologies that have enabled the exploration of Mars, asteroids, and deep space for over 20 years!

She is a rocket scientist, aerospace engineer, pilot, and a space veteran. Anita has been a Senior Engineer at NASA for 16 years. She worked there on different projects like the Venus entry system phase lead, a discovery mission of acquiring Mars samples, Mars Orbiter Mission, lander concepts and much more... Along with her PhD research, she was also the lead systems engineer of the team that developed the parachute system that was deployed during the landing of Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity.

Her most recent entrepreneurial venture is as CEO of Hydroplane Ltd. which she founded in 2020. Hydroplane Ltd. is developing hydrogen fuel cell power plant technology for carbon emission free aviation and mobile energy transport.

Check out some of Anita’s past talks:

Content featuring Anita Sengupta

34:50
From Flying Cars to Humans on Mars - The Future of Transportation
From Flying Cars to Humans on Mars - The Future of Transportation
GOTO Amsterdam 2019
54:50
The Future of Mars Exploration
The Future of Mars Exploration
GOTO Berlin 2017
Hydrogen Power: How Far Will It Take Us?
Hydrogen Power: How Far Will It Take Us?
GOTO Unscripted
31:51
The Future of Sustainable Transportation
The Future of Sustainable Transportation
GOTOpia November 2020
40:1
The Future of Flight
The Future of Flight
GOTO Copenhagen 2021
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