Kennedy News

Tracy Young
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

April 13, 2010
RELEASE : 23-10
Local Student Interns at NASA's Kennedy Space Center
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - David Grismore of Bartlesville, Okla., has spent almost four months at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida designing hardware that could be used in future space exploration.

Grismore, a member of NASA's Undergraduate Student Research Program is assigned to the surface systems office of the engineering department. His work involves designing and testing equipment that will improve performance of robotic systems and vehicles for use on other planetary surfaces.

The program offers students internships in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM disciplines. It is part of NASA's education strategy to attract and retain students pursuing STEM careers. The internship is designed to provide selected participants the ultimate workforce preparatory experience.

Grismore is a 2006 graduate of Bartlesville High School. He attends Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., where he is pursuing a degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering. His parents, John and Theresa Grismore, reside in Bartlesville.

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