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Matt Chojnacki, graduate student in geology, helps gather data for two planetary missions, the Mars Exploration Rover and the Mars Odyssey mission. When he is not analyzing images from Mars, Chojnacki is training on UT’s exercise facilities to ensure he is physically fit for the aerial stunts he performs in Utah every summer. This is because in addition to being a scientist, Chojnacki is a former Olympic skier and a world-record holder.