Dr Morgan Cable is a planetary scientist and astrobiologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Her work is primarily focused on developing technologies and instruments for spacecraft searching for organic molecules and biomarkers in our solar system. She was the Assistant Project Science Systems Engineer for the Cassini Mission, and is currently working on numerous projects to Europa and Enceladus.
Ed and Lucas caught up with Dr. Cable to discuss the exploration of the Saturn system, the Jupiter system, Mars, Iceland and the search for life. Dr. Cable’s Twitter handle is @starsarecalling. For more information about the projects we talked about, see NASA’s pages for Cassini, Europa Lander, Mars 2020, and Wikipedia’s Enceladus Life Finder page.