“What is this?”
Qaġġuna Tennessee Judkins sat cross-legged on the floor of the Goddard Visitor Center and held a compass up to a circle of five eager summer campers. The students inched closer, their interest piqued by the unfamiliar device.view
NASA internships are about more than completing a final project — they also strive to cultivate learning opportunities for the next generation of NASA professionals through lectures by experts in their fields.view
Creativity powers NASA innovation. To inspire the next generation of NASA professionals, the Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Internship Project (SIP) at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, provides students in the program with unique professional development opportunities that cultivate creativity.view
As he retires from the agency, there’s a lot to say about Paul Richards and his extraordinary career at NASA. To start, one could say that he is pretty well traveled.
In 2001, over about 13 days, he logged an impressive 5.3 million miles. Among Earth-bound travelers, this feat would be impossible. Paul, though, was far from Earth-bound at the time. He spent those 13 days on a mission to resupply the space station, roughly 240 miles overhead, aboard the space shuttle Discovery.view