Demystifying Data Science | Mr.Asitang Mishra | TEDxOakLawn

In this talk Mr.Asitang Mishra relates his experiences as a Data Scientist at the world famous NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). With his wit, intellect, and didactic aphorisms, Asitang truly paints a picture on what it means to be the modern day data science superhero. Facing some of the world’s most complex engineering challenges in the space science frontier, Asitang sheds incredible light on how combining open source technology with multi-disciplinary collaboration at NASA, paves the way for some of humanity’s most ingenious solutions. He pokes fun at and tries to explain the various quirks of this new, fast growing and at times vague field of data science and engineering in simple and easy to digest terms. As a data scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Asitang is paving the path to some of the space world’s most complex challenges with wit, innovation, charm, and true intellect. In his free time, he loves talking technology and how its truly helping put us one step closer to exploring the unknown frontier: Space This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at