Announcing the engagement of Benjamin Marti and Jacklyn Eck of Altadena, California. Jackie is the daughter of Gary and Cathryn Eck of Fairfield, New Jersey. Benjamin is the son of Jill and Andrew Marti of Princeton, Illinois, and the grandson of Elaine (and the late Harold) Michaelsen of Clinton. Both are employed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. A September 21 wedding is planned in Palm Springs, California.