Experiencing “Roll to Pad” for the biggest rocket in the world: NASA’s Space Launch System in Cape Canaveral, Florida

I recently had one of those “how is this my life” kind of moments. You might remember that a few months ago, I got to see the biggest rocket in the world, the Space Launch System (SLS) shortly after it completed its full assembly at NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) in Kennedy Space Center. That…

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The biggest rocket in the world: NASA’s Space Launch System in Cape Canaveral, Florida

At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, the Space Launch System or “SLS” was recently fully assembled – and I got a sneak peek! The SLS has been developed for NASA’s Artemis program and is the most powerful rocket EVER built. A “super-heavy-lift launch vehicle that provides the foundation for human exploration beyond Earth’s orbit,” according to…

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I Experienced My First Rocket Launch! in Cape Canaveral, Florida

If you don’t personally know me, I’m a HUGE aerospace + space nerd. Always have been. I mean, I’m a huge science nerd in general, but aerospace is one of my passions and is central to my career. I used to work at NASA but have since left to go into the private industry, which…

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7 Tips for Getting a NASA Internship

So you want to intern a NASA? I don’t blame you! In my biased opinion, it’s one of the best places to intern! Here’s a fun fact: you don’t have to be in STEM to intern at NASA. Yes, you can intern and work at NASA and not be an engineer or scientists! They need…

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A Rain Forest in the Desert?! Explore the Science at Biosphere 2 in Tucson, Arizona

One of the most unique places in Tucson, Arizona, is the Biosphere 2. The Biosphere 2 is located to the north of Tucson, about 35 miles (or nearly an hour) from downtown. It’s one of the spots that nearly every Tucsonan has visited and recommends to anyone who comes to town. It’s operated and funded…

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Four Days of Science: I Attended NASA’s Human Research Program Investigator’s Workshop in Galveston, Texas

Every year in January, NASA’s Human Research Program hosts its Investigator’s Workshop (or IWS for short). It’s a fascinating time filled with technical presentations and inter-mingling of cultures. The Human Research Program does essentially what you’d expect: it’s a NASA program that studies how the human body reacts to living in space. It’s quite a…

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2019: The Year of Changes

Hi everyone! I hope that you’re having a wonderful holiday season. At the end of every year, I like to pause and look back at everything that’s happened in my life this year. My blog is a great way for me to explore this because I can just go back through my previous blog posts…

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Top 5 Things To Do in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas is one of my favorite places in America! I love it so much that I moved back here after graduation, and I want to share one of my favorite cities with my fellow bloggers and web searchers! Here are a ~few~ things that I think is exceptionally fun in Houston, Texas! 1) Immerse…

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