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  • Kentucky State University graduate student Luis Urbina performed calibration tasks for both pressure and temperature sensors as a research instrumentation engineering intern at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center during the summer.

    Internship Gives Grad Student Hands-on Experience

    Kentucky State University computer science grad student Luis Urbina obtained hands-on engineering experience via an EPSCoR internship at NASA Dryden.

  • Mayor Ledford of Palmdale and NASA Dryden officials Cecilia Cordova and Gwen Young presented a certificate of appreciation to Fernandez for his work with the shuttle simulator.

    Scout Honored for Running Space Shuttle Simulator

    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

    NASA Dryden Education At Thursday Night on the Square

    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.

  • Biology professor Carl Kloock assists middle school student Guadalupe Lopez in mounting her rocket on the

    Three, Two, One, Liftoff! at Summer Rocketry Camp

    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 Rocket Challenge at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

    3-2-1 – Launch! Launch! Launch!

    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.

  • Teachers and others attending the Lego League Robotics Workshop try out their electro-mechanical creations on the competition table.

    Teachers, Youth Leaders Learn All About Robotics

    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.

  • Yellow inflated doughnuts held high, robotics competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition scoot around the court.

    LnHS Robotics Team Wins Trip to FIRST Nationals

    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.

  • Lancaster High's Eagle Robotics team make lasts-minute adjustments to their robot.

    FIRST Robotics Update: LnHS has one more chance

    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.

  • Students make repairs to the team's robot.

    Regional Robotics Games a Learning Experience

    Two high school robotics teams supported by NASA Dryden learned that initial designs don't always achieve desired results in the heat of competition.

  • students observe full pressure suit used by pilots of high-altitude aircraft during a career day presentation.

    NASA Dryden Takes Part in West Boron School Career Day

    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.

  • Theresa Bastian of the Lancaster High Eagle Robotics team unveils

    Prep Robotics Teams Unveil their 2011 Creations

    Robotics teams from Lancaster and Tehachapi high schools unveiled and demonstrated the capabilities of their electro-mechanical inventions for the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition.

  • About 45 middle school girls and their chaperones recently took a Tech Trek tour of NASA Dryden to spark their interest in aerospace engineering.

    Middle School Girls Take a Tech Trek at Dryden

    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 G-suit like those worn by pilots of high-performance aircraft during the Bohn-Meyer Math and Science Odyssey at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster Feb. 4.

    Going Green: the Bohn-Meyer Math-Science Odyssey

    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.

  • Dryden's David McBride and Russ Claughton briefed by members of the robotics team.

    Eagle Robotics Team Hosts NASA Dryden Officials

    NASA Dryden's David McBride and Russ Claughton were briefed by the Lancaster High Eagle Robotics team about their 2011 FIRST Robotics games entry.

  • Russ Claughton

    NASA Dryden Names New Chief of Education Office

    Texas educator William R. “Russ” Claughton has been selected to lead the Office of Education at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.