Texas High School Aerospace Scholars Applications Accepted Now Through October 21!

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Texas High School Aerospace Scholars is taking applications

Applications being accepted now through October 21, 2021

NASA-HAS

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  • NASA’s High School Aerospace Scholars is an authentic learning experience for Texas high school juniors to
    engage with NASA’s mission
    and become the next generation of explorers. Like-minded students complete an online curriculum in
    exploration and discovery.
  • The highest achieving students receive an invitation to a five-day gamified summer experience mentored by
    NASA scientists and engineers.
    Students work in teams to plan an Artemis-themed mission to the Moon and Mars. Top teams are invited to a
    two-day residential experience
    at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
  • The online and summer experience portions are free to
    participants.
  • To learn more and apply, visit the website at:

Virtual Speaker Luncheon Series: Vanessa E. Wyche

JOIN US FOR OUR UPCOMING LUNCHEON!

Featured Speaker: Vanessa E. Wyche

10 June 2021 12:00 CST

Virtual

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Meeting ID: 990 5181 1785
Passcode: 672332
    Biography

    • Vanessa Wyche was recently named acting director of NASA Johnson Space Center, home of America’s astronaut corps, Mission Control Center, International Space Station, Orion and Gateway programs and its nearly 11,000 civil service and contractor employees. She is responsible for a broad range of human spaceflight activities, such as development and operations of human spacecraft, commercialization of low-Earth orbit and JSC’s role in landing the first woman and first person of color on the surface of the Moon.
    • Wyche was most recently deputy director of JSC, a position she held since 2018. Other key leadership positions she has held at NASA include: assistant and acting deputy director of JSC, director of Exploration Integrations and Science Directorate, flight manager of several Shuttle missions and executive officer in the Office of the NASA Administrator, among others. Before joining NASA in 1989, Wyche worked for the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, DC.
    • Wyche has received many prestigious awards, including two NASA Outstanding Leadership Medals, two NASA Achievement Medals, and is a “Women at NASA” award recipient. She is a current fellow of the International Women’s Forum.

    Thursday, 7/30: AIAA Houston Section Evening Engagement: Chris Culbert (NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services Manager), Via Zoom

    Please join the AIAA Houston Section for an evening engagement on Thursday, July 30, 5:30pm with Mr. Chris Culbert – NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) Manager – for a CLPS overview.

    Via Zoom: https://aiaa.zoom.us/j/94566977186?pwd=WHVQYTg1bXpKVEVXemg5WWM1U2ptdz09

    Meeting ID: 945 6697 7186
    Password: Culbert

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    See the flyer (PDF) for more details.

    54 Years in Service of NASA – A Learning Experience

    The AIAA Houston Section is inviting you to a lively discussion with Dr. Kumar Krishen about his lessons learned while serving NASA for 54 Years. Please see the event flyer for the meeting password and Dr. Krishen’s biography.

    Thursday, April 30, 2020
    5:30 pm
    FREE

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