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Modern Space Exploration: Career Information

Revitalizing interest and excitement in humankind’s “final frontier”. Assisting students in scientific inquiry, promoting a love of science, and encouraging interest in STEM careers.

This could be you

Mamta Patel Nagaraja - Science Communications, NASA Headquarters

In Mission Control Center (Houston, TX) as the Assembly Video Engineer for the International Space Station.

Daniel Andrews

Daniel Andrews - Project Manager

"I remember feeling a deep sense of pride, not just as an American, but more of a pride in what we humans can accomplish with focus and purpose."

Doug Ellison

Doug Ellison - Engineering Camera Payload Uplink Lead

Doug is "knighted" with a foam sword as an official Engineering Camera Payload Uplink Lead (ECAM PUL) on the Mars exploration team. Credit: Doug Ellison.

Kim Orr

Kim Orr - Web Producer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Education Office

Kim Orr, front left, wears a static-free "bunny suit" with colleagues in the Spacecraft Assembly Facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

James Green

James Green - NASA Chief Scientist, NASA Headquarters

Jim served as a safety diver at Marshall Space Flight Center.

Brian Day

Brian Day - Education and Public Outreach Lead, NASA Ames Research Center

Brian (center) leads a group of teachers on a geology expedition in California's Mojave Desert.

Farah Alibay

Farah Alibay - Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Farah in Death Valley Park in California.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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