This video profile shows how one individual has let neither race nor visual impairment keep him from becoming one of NASA's most talented engineers. As a Lead Systems Engineer, Marco Midon oversees the design and implementation of NASA ground stations in the area of radio frequencies. Working with new, higher data-rate dishes at White Sands in New Mexico, he was instrumental in two recent successfully launched NASA missions - the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). He is also the Lead Systems Engineer for the new ground station at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica. Marco's extraordinary work continues in updating compatibility equipment testing for the next generation of vehicles and spacecraft. Want more? Subscribe to NASA on iTunes! http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=283424434 Or get tweeted by NASA: http://twitter.com/NASAGoddard
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