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So You Want to Work at NASA?

An internship may just be the best place to start. However, even more important than a well-placed internship is the intern herself.

Life, in many ways, is about who you know.  I think we all wish it were different, but it so often plays out personally and professionally that the statement is hard to argue.  Accepting this truth, I’d like to move on to a more encouraging idea.  The idea that we actually have a significant role to play in our own future; that our actions and hard work will pay off in ways that we could simply never imagine.

Ironically, this video about NASA interns was my final project as someone who “worked at NASA”. In many ways, it was one of the easier stories to produce, from a technical standpoint.  However, it had a way of resonating personally, for one simple reason: Many years ago I jump-started my entire career by becoming a NASA intern.

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Science On a Sphere

“So, what’s that like?”

“Well, it’s just like a six foot sphere floating in the room with all matter of data, animations and video projected onto the surface…”

Science on A Sphere displays the earth
The Earth displayed on Science On a Sphere.

“So,  how does it work? “

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