From Gaza to NASA: Journey of an engineer who helped build Ingenuity Mars Helicopter
“This thing is not gonna work.”
That’s what friends would tell the then-senior electrical engineer of the world’s first space helicopter.
Whether it was his friends, or his family, who had no idea one of their kin was involved in such a massive undertaking halfway through the eight-year project, the Palestinian-American engineer has a unique story to tell.
"Our first space launch will occur in less than half the time it took Space X to achieve that milestone," said Phantom Space CEO Jim Cantrell.