Have you ever given up on a dream because it’s felt too far away, too outlandish, or too difficult to achieve? When I was in the second grade, I stood in the driveway with my Dad looking up at the dark night sky in the small town of North Dakota that I had always called… Continue reading Keep Dreaming. Keep Believing.
My First Project as a NASA Engineer: DReAM
Ever thought that engineers just sit at a desk and crunch numbers all day? Think again! I'm here to share the deets on my first project I managed as a full-time engineer at NASA's Johnson Space Center. First, I have to mention that any good project has to start with a really cool acronym, thus… Continue reading My First Project as a NASA Engineer: DReAM
What’s NASA’s Astronaut Application Like?
That's one small step towards my childhood dream. In 2016 a record-setting 18,300+ people applied to be an astronaut. NASA chose 12. How do you like those .066% odds? This year, even with the additional requirement of a Master's degree, NASA still received over 12,000 applications. One of them was mine. I think this may… Continue reading What’s NASA’s Astronaut Application Like?