Meet the Voyager Team

Suzy Dodd

Suzy grew up in Gig Harbor, Washington. She joined Voyager in 1984 as a sequencer. She stayed with the mission through the Neptune encounter in 1989, later returning to Voyager as the mission's tenth and first female project manager in 2010.

Enrique Medina

Enrique grew up in Mexico. In 1986, JPL hired Enrique to reprogram a microcomputer for the Uranus encounter. He's been with Voyager ever since.

Chris Jones

Chris grew up in Southern California. He joined the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1969 and began working on the Mariner Mars 71 project. Jones went on to become JPL's chief engineer. He retired from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 2018, but returned to the Voyager Project that same year as a technical consultant. He stayed on until 2021.

Todd Barber

Todd grew up in Kansas. He worked on the Galileo and Cassini missions before joining Voyager in 2017. Todd is the Voyager flight team's newest member.

Fernando Peralta

Fernando grew up in Bogota, Colombia. He emigrated to the United States, arriving in Los Angeles in 1981 to pursue a degree in aerospace engineering. He was hired by JPL in 1988 and worked on the Ulysses and Cassini missions before Joining Voyager in 2008.

Jefferson Hall

Jefferson grew up in Wiggins, Mississippi. He studied at Tuskegee Institute and worked on the Apollo Program in the late 1960s. Jefferson has been with Voyager since 1978.

Sun Kang Matsumoto

Sun grew up in a small farming village in South Korea. She emigrated to the United States in 1977 and joined the U.S. Army before moving on to study computer science. She joined the Voyager program in 1985.

About the Filmmakers

Billy Miossi, Director

Billy Miossi is an Emmy award winning documentary filmmaker based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

It's Quieter in the Twilight combines Billy's love of history, space, and science to spotlight a dynamic underexposed in tech: aging, quiet dedication, and the power of multicultural collaboration in the pursuit of discovery and exploration.

Matt Reynolds, Editor

Matt Reynolds is a producer and editor of documentaries, trailers, and promos. His Emmy-nominated work has appeared on HBO, ESPN, Fox, History, and PBS, among other networks. Recent editing credits include HBO's Kareem: Minority of One, a portrait of NBA great and social activist Kareem Abdul Jabbar, and ESPN's critically acclaimed 30-for-30 documentary Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies (2017), exploring the history of the NBA and American race relations through the LA/Boston sports rivalry.

Weigel Productions

Weigel Productions is a media and production company based in Chicago. WP launched in 2015, with a daily historical news magazine program, Through the Decades with Bill Kurtis distributed by Weigel Broadcasting. Weigel Productions has produced numerous historical and non-fiction series, features and short documentaries on the overlooked chapters of history, stories that shed light on how we got here, where we are, and maybe where we are going.