Summer internship with NASA JPL was more than virtual for ASU graduate student

September 27, 2021 Internships are a rite of passage for many undergraduate and graduate students at Arizona State University. And despite the COVID-19 pandemic, internships continue to take place, even if they have to be done remotely or virtually. This past summer, ASU graduate student Lauren Gold took her remote internship to a whole new … Read more

On the Fast Track to Career in STEM – Meet JPL Interns

A master’s student and JPL intern at 19, Natalie Deo has her sights set on a career at the Laboratory, and she’s out to prove it’s never too early to pursue your dreams. To hear Natalie Deo explain why she wanted to leave high school at the age of 14 and go straight into higher … Read more

Mars comes alive in 3D – from the Perseverance rover perspective. Online applications from NASA

Two interactive and free online experiences allow you to get to know the surroundings of Jezero Crater in detail – the landing and operation site of the NASA Perseverance rover (without leaving our planet). The first of them, called “Explore with Perseverance”, allows you to play the role of a direct participant in the NASA … Read more

JPL to Showcase Futuristic Concepts at NASA Symposium – Pasadena Now

Futuristic ideas for space exploration dreamed up as part of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program are pictured in a photo illustration provided by the space agency. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Technologists from Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena will be among the scientists presenting dozens of ideas to push the limits of human space exploration next week … Read more

Interview With A Rocket Scientist Dr. Chris Mattmann, CTIO at NASA JPL Joins Sal Peer, CEO of AI Exosphere

Interview With Dr. Chris Mattmann of NASA JPL Dr. Chris Mattmann, CTIO at NASA JPL joins Sal Peer, CEO of AI Exosphere and the host of the RISE Innovation interview series featured on YouTube. It’s not just about STEM. It’s about STEAM. The arts need to be involved.” — said Dr. Chris Mattmann during the … Read more

JPL Internship Program Expanding Diversity in STEM – Edu News

Five years in, a JPL initiative forging relationships with students and faculty at historically Black colleges and universities continues expanding its reach, hosting 48 interns this year. Brandon Ethridge, a flight systems engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, has had a year to remember. The 24-year-old got engaged, became a father, and … Read more

NASA’s rover collected the first secured rock sample from Mars

Over the past few days, the Perseverance Mars rover has drilled a borehole in the rock fraction “Rochette” found on the surface of the Red Planet and has been geologically assessed and has the potential to have interesting traces of organic matter. Ultimately, it was possible to collect a cylindrical core slightly larger than a … Read more

Nine years of Curiosity’s wandering around the Red Planet

The mission began on November 26, 2011, when the rover was launched towards The red planet, using the Atlas V rocket from the US space base in Florida. Landing in a crater Gale, located south of the Martian equator, occurred on August 6, 2012, which means that a few days ago it was exactly 9 … Read more

The first attempt of the Perseverance rover to collect a soil sample was fruitless

Data received on August 6 this year. by the US space agency NASA from a robotic Martian vehicle indicate that it was not possible to put the rock content in one of the cylindrical containers on its equipment. The Perseverance rover took 43 titanium “test tubes” with it to the Red Planet, ready to be … Read more

How to Get an Internship at JPL – Career Guidance

Whether you’re looking for a career in STEM or space exploration, this three-part series will cover everything you need to know about the world of internships at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the skills and experience hiring managers are looking for, and how you can set yourself on the right trajectory even before you get to … Read more