Kentucky State University computer science grad student Luis Urbina obtained hands-on engineering experience via an EPSCoR internship at NASA Dryden.
Boy Scout Mario Fernandez was honored recently by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and the City of Palmdale, Calif., for his assistance in running the space shuttle cockpit simulator for visitors to the AERO Institute's Aerospace Exploration Gallery during the city's recent Thursday Night on the Square activities.
NASA Dryden education office intern Mia Nilo displays a plethora of NASA brochures and educational materials for young and old alike as she greets visitors to the Aerospace Exploration Gallery during Palmdale's weekly Thursday Night on the Square festival. Nilo is a biology major at San Diego State University.
About 200 middle-school students applied science, technology, engineering and math at a NASA Summer of Innovation Rocketry Camp in Lamont, Calif.
One after another, students' rockets shot skyward under the watchful eyes of event officials and student teams gathered on the flight line during the Intermediate Space Challenge at the Mojave Air & Space Port.
Twenty-two educators from throughout the high desert and nearby areas learned first-hand how to incorporate robotics into their science technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum during a Lego Robotics Workshop May 21 at Joe Walker Middle School in Quartz Hill.
One of the three local high school robotics teams supported in part by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center will once again be competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition international championships April 28-30 in St. Louis.
NASA Dryden-backed high school robotics teams fail to make cut at Los Angeles regional meet; one has one more chance to qualify for FIRST nationals.
Two high school robotics teams supported by NASA Dryden learned that initial designs don't always achieve desired results in the heat of competition.
Employees of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center and other agencies outlined their jobs to students at West Boron Elementary School's Career Day March 11.
Robotics teams from Lancaster and Tehachapi high schools unveiled and demonstrated the capabilities of their electro-mechanical inventions for the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition.
Middle school girls and their teachers recently took an AAUW Tech Trek tour of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center to spark their interest in aerospace engineering.
NASA Dryden life-support technician Sean Wilscam assists a student in suiting up in a pilot's G-suit during the Bohn-Meyer Math and Science Odyssey.
NASA Dryden's David McBride and Russ Claughton were briefed by the Lancaster High Eagle Robotics team about their 2011 FIRST Robotics games entry.
Texas educator William R. “Russ” Claughton has been selected to lead the Office of Education at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.