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NES Video Chat: Focus on Your Future
May 6, 2011
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NASA Explorer Schools hosted two career panel presentations for students in grades 4 – 12 on May 6, 2011, focusing on careers at NASA. Panelists, consisting of NASA scientists, engineers and specialists answered questions from the audience, students attending the 2011 NES National Student Symposium held at Kennedy Space Center, as well as from students watching through the Web. A transcript of the chat will be posted at a later time.

Panelists scheduled for the first chat session are:

  • Caley Burke, Flight Analysis; Dynamics, NASA - Launch Services Program
  • Jim Wood, NASA Student Intern, Coordinator of Senior Design. Working on the design for the Micro-Excavator prototype (to be tested during Lunabotics). He's also working on a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Interdisciplinary Studies: Physics & Communications; Minor: Science Education.
  • Gary Letchworth, Chief, Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle Division
  • Stanley Starr, Branch Chief of the KSC Applied Physics Lab
  • Damon Talley, Digital Learning Network Education Specialist, NASA Education
  • M. Rebecca Bolt, Wildlife Ecologist, Innovative Health Applications

Panelists scheduled for the second chat session are:

  • Caley Burke, Flight Analysis; Dynamics, NASA - Launch Services Program
  • Jim Wood, NASA Student Intern, Coordinator of Senior Design. Working on the design for the Micro-Excavator prototype (to be tested during Lunabotics). He's also working on a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Interdisciplinary Studies: Physics & Communications; Minor: Science Education.
  • Gary Letchworth, Chief, Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle Division
  • Damon Talley, Digital Learning Network Education Specialist, NASA Education
  • M. Rebecca Bolt, Wildlife Ecologist, Innovative Health Applications
  • Anne J. Caraccio, Chemical Engineer, Materials Science Division


Related Resources:
› What Courses or Clubs Should I Enroll In?
› Interdisciplinary National Science Project Incorporating Research and Education Experience
› Career Information
› Women @ NASA
› Robotics Career Corner
› Careers in Spaceflight
› Careers in Earth Science
› Career Facts and Trading Cards
› Jobs at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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NASA panel experts talking with a group of students
Live from the 2011 NES National Student Symposium at Kennedy Space Center - a panel of NASA scientists, engineers and specialists answered student questions about careers.
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