Interview 1:

Jon M. Jenkins, PhD. Co-Investigator for Data Processing for the TESS Mission and the Science PI for the TESS Science Processing Operations Center at Ames Research Center. Also the Kepler Mission Analysis Lead, Co-Investigator for Data Analysis. Dr. Jenkins leads the team of scientists and scientific programmers and software engineers at the Science Operations Center where all the science data from Kepler is processed to discover Earth-size planets orbiting Sun-like stars.