Experience the wonder of deep-sea exploration through Ballard and his Institute for Exploration, which uses robotics, mapping, and submersibles to explore the last great frontier.
Serving as chief engineer on the latest Mars rover, Opportunity, Boykins designed the actuators that control all of its moving parts and leading a team of engineers and dreamers at NASA's JPL.
Author and Explorer
Dan Buettner traveled the world to unravel the secrets to longevity and wellness. He published his results in Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from People who have Lived the Longest.
Travel Journalist and TV Host
As National Geographic's first Digital Nomad, Evans explores the world, driven by his own curiosity and without the aid of a map or agenda. The results will have you packing in no time.
Guttenfelder worked for 20 years as a photojournalist for the Associated Press based in Nairobi, Abidjan, New Delhi, Jerusalem, and Tokyo, covering geopolitical news in more than 75 countries around the world.
Through JPL, Hand is working on a project to explore Europa, Jupiter's 4th largest moon, which scientists believe hosts a 60-mile deep ocean beneath a deep layer of ice.
Harper turned a childhood around 20th century farming and food into a career dedicated to solving the world's food and freshwater crises, blending old and new for something truly revolutionary.
Albert Yu-Min Lin
Lin is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and currently heads a major international effort known as the Valley of the Khans Project, a noninvasive technology based search for the tomb of Genghis Khan.
Award-winning nature filmmaker and photographer Louie Schwartzberg has pioneered the world of time-lapse videos, creating stunning nature, aerieal, and slice-of-life imagery that offers us a never before seen perspective on the world.
Award-winning filmmaker Bryan Smith is Nat Geo's go to filmmaker when there is one tiny chance to get the shot--and that shot often requires dangling, hanging, climbing, soaring, or shooting rapids with a camera on your back.