JUNO’S GIFT: TOUCHING JUPITER – A CONVERSATION WITH SCOTT BOLTON
Dr. Scott Bolton, Associate Vice President at the Southwest Research Institute, is the visionary renaissance man behind NASA’s Juno Mission.In person, Scott easily talks about his passion for science, art and music and can explain the most complicated concepts inspiring and motivating both academicians as well as curious wide-eyed children.
Dr. Scott Bolton, Associate Vice President at the Southwest Research Institute, is the visionary renaissance man behind NASA’s Juno Mission. His ability to think outside of the boxes, combined with his creative instincts, led him to develop the Juno mission, successfully combining and fusing science, music, and art.
With the proverbial stars aligning in 2016, Scott formed a collaboration between Apple and NASA to develop the intersection of the arts and sciences which culminated in Scott working on developing new music, art, and films with numerous artists including Brad Paisley, Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails), Jim James, Wyclef, Little Big Town, GZA (Wu Tang), Vangelis, Genesis, Doug Aitken, Herbie Hancock and others. Alongside his commitment to space and planetary exploration, Scott is dedicated to educational and environmental initiatives.