Goddard Summer Interns

  • Released Thursday, March 31, 2011

Every summer Goddard Space Flight Center welcomes hundreds of college interns as they get hands-on experience with real NASA missions and cutting-edge research.

Andy Ryan

Andy Ryan is an intern staff assistant with the Lunar and Planetary Science Academy. This summer the LPSA traveled to the Channeled Scablands of eastern Washington to study and map the geology of the area, which serves as a planetary analogy for certain areas mapped on Mars by the HiRISE camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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Alejandro Arambula

Alejandro Arambula is an aerospace engineering student at M.I.T. and a summer intern in the Propulsion Lab. This summer he is working with his mentor Khary Parker in building a test assembly for a specific zone of the propulsion system to be used in the upcoming Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission. Alejandro also discusses the differences in working in a university and working at NASA.

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Danielle Wood

During her career, Danielle has pursued diverse experiences with NASA as an intern, guest researcher, graduate fellow, contractor and Student Ambassador. Danielle is currently interning at Goddard in the Innovative Partnerships Program and at NASA Headquarters in the Office of the Chief Technologist. The mission of her current internship is to consider new ways that NASA technology spin-offs can be deployed for the benefit of developing countries.

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