President John D. and Sister Michelle E. Amos.

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From NASA's Mars rover project to a Latter-day Saint mission

By Trent Toone, Deseret News | Posted - Feb. 21, 2021 at 11:12 a.m.

For almost a year, Michelle Wright Amos worked on the Mars 2020 rover as a systems engineer.

But before the Perseverance rover launched on July 30, 2020, Amos and her husband, John, received a special church assignment to supervise young men and young women serving as full-time missionaries in Louisiana.

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