A number of Antelope Valley students exchanged what could have been a relaxing summer vacation for the challenge of fitting into the workforce at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base.
Julianna Plumb of Redlands made a huge commitment for the summer. She chose to spend eight weeks away from family and friends in exchange for immersion into the aerospace engineering field as an intern at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base.
Local middle school students are invited to participate in a weeklong robotics workshop during the second week in July in Palmdale.
Four high school robotics teams that competed in the FIRST Robotics Competitions this spring, including several that were sponsored or supported by NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, wrapped up their season with demonstrations of their robots' capabilities at the recent California Poppy Festival in Lancaster, Calif.
The Lancaster and Antelope Valley High School robotics teams participated in the regional FIRST robotics competition March 20-22 in Los Angeles.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center has sponsored several high school robotics teams, beginning with the Lancaster High School team in 2000.
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center is sponsoring high school teams in the 2008 "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology" robotics competition.
Former NASA astronaut John Herrington had the rapt attention of students while detailing his career Feb. 6 at the San Cayetano Elementary School in Fillmore, Calif.
John Herrington visits with students at Vintage Magnet School
Dryden's first Expedition One BaseCamp gave local students a chance to explore science and technology during a week of space- and aeronautics-related activities.
Would you like to win a NASA flight jacket? That was the question posed to students across the United States by the education office at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
"When I was eight years old, I sat in a cardboard refrigerator box and dreamed of going to the moon".
Students from Mojave and Tehachapi high schools and 37 other regional high schools will be competing in the Las Vegas Regional FIRST Robotics Competition beginning on March 27
Six teams of Antelope Valley middle school students will maneuver robots on July 1 in Palmdale.
Lauren K. Abraham, a June graduate of Tehachapi High School, has been awarded the NASA Dryden Exchange Council's 2007 John K. Russell Memorial Scholarship.