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Title: NASA Academy 20012001


1
Update Goddard University Programs Office
Dave Rosage - September 23, 2004 Mid-Atlantic
Regional Space Grant Meeting Newark, DE
2
AGENDA
  • Expanded 2005 Goddard Online Internship System
  • SIP, MSBRT, APL, and IVV Internships
  • New NASA Robotics Internship Program
  • 2004 NASA Academy at GSFC in Review
  • Four-Year Academy Funding Proposal (2005
    2008)
  • QA

3
Expanded 2005 Goddard Online Internship System
  • System will host applications for 4 Academies,
    SIP, MSBRT, APL, IVV and a new Robotics
    Internship Program
  • System will generate independent standalone
    applications for each program
  • Each program will have separate review and
    selection processes
  • New program evaluation components will be
    added in 2005
  • Candidate projects for students will be
    submitted online by PIs beginning in 2006
  • System may serve as a model for expansion to
    other NASA student programs

4
SIP, MSBRT, APL, and IVV Internships
  • SIP Goddard Student Internship Program
  • MSBRT Maryland Space Business Round Table
    Internship
  • APL - The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
    Internship
  • IVV Integrate Verification Validation
    Facility Internship
  • Is there interest by Space Grants in
    continuing to sponsor students for these
    programs in 2005?

5
New NASA Robotics Internship Program
  • Two-year pilot program at Goddard for freshman
    and sophomore undergraduates
  • Motivation NASAs bold new space exploration
    initiative and a venue for NASA supported FIRST
    and BotBall programs
  • Objectives
  • Inspire future robotic specialists
  • Cultivate and sustain interest in STEM
  • Tap energy, creativity, and out-of-the-box
    ideas of unencumbered students
  • Promote alliances with academic and industry
    partners
  • Format
  • 10 week resident summer internship (fashioned
    after the Academy)
  • Interns work on Group Projects in teams of 3-4
    students
  • Advanced students with circular focus in
    robotics will serve as coaches to be recruited
    through NASA Academy and other internships

6
2004 GSFC Academy Summary
  • 19 Participants (10 women/ 9 men/ 32
    minority, and Academys first grandmother)
  • 60 of work week spent in labs
  • Group Project Mars Subsurface Chemical Life
    Explorer
  • 30 lectures and 56 meetings
  • 12 field trips including 5 NASA Centers and 2
    to NASA HQ
  • Girl Scout, Community Service Project, and
    Family Weekend
  • 5 publications (Profile, Handbook, Mentors
    Guide, Educational Module Template,
    Selection Guide)

7
2004 GSFC Academy
Group Bonding
Rafting at Ohio Pyle State Park
Spelunking at Laurel Caverns
8
2004 GSFC Academy
Mid-Term Poster Session
Laurie Barge - right Joleen Miller- lower Aerial
view lower right
9
2004 GSFC Academy
Special Invited Luncheon Sessions
Goddard Retirees Alumni Association Luncheon
Maryland Space Business Roundtable Luncheon
10
2004 GSFC Academy
Marshall Space Flight Center
Meeting with MSFC Center Director Mr. David King
Academy in front of MSFC Headquarters Bldg.
11
2004 GSFC Academy
Langley Research Center
Tour of LaRC Wind Tunnel
Meeting with LaRC Center Director Mr. Roy Bridges
12
2004 GSFC Academy
Glenn Research Center
Tour of GRC Particle Accelerator Lab
Meeting with GRC Center Director Dr. Julian Earls
13
2004 GSFC Ames Academy
Johnson Space Center
Visit to Ellington Field
Meeting with JSC Center Director General Howell
14
2004 GSFC Ames Academy
Johnson Space Center (cont.)
Meeting with Randy Stone in the Historic Mission
Control and the Neutral Buoyancy Tank
15
2004 GSFC Academy
Outreach Inspiring the next generation
16
2004 GSFC Academy
Family Weekend
17
2004 GSFC Academy
Family Weekend Rocket Launch
18
2004 GSFC Academy
Meetings with the NASA Administrator
Academy prepared Dinner at the House
Meeting at NASA HQ with Mr. OKeefe
19
2004 GSFC Academy
Academy Graduation Aug. 13
Group Project Presentation by Brian Nord Dr.
Frank Six w/keynote
Final Group Photo with Dr. Ed Weiler GSFC
Center Director
20
Academy Web Site
http//www.nasa-academy.nasa.gov
  • Participants
  • Curriculum
  • Research
  • Group Project
  • Individual Projects
  • Education Module
  • Poster
  • Activities
  • Calendar
  • Staff
  • Publications

2004 Academy Patch
21
2004 NASA Academy
Questions Answers
22
NASA Academy
Back-up Slides
23
Academy Basics
  • Selected on
  • Academic standing (GPA)
  • Demonstrated interest in space
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Project experience
  • Maturity and recommendations
  • Space Grant Consortium co-sponsor and fund
    students
  • Challenge them academically further develop
    leadership
  • Foster collaboration
  • Expose to breadth of NASA
  • Provide networking opportunities
  • Keep them engaged

24
Program Curriculum
  • Independent Research - 60 of Time
  • Group Project
  • In addition
  • Travel to NASA Centers and Space Industry
  • Lectures (some joint with minority students)
  • Science and Engineering
  • Leadership and Management (ex. personal
    experiences by VIP)
  • Youth Outreach
  • Grads in active alumni association (NAAA)

25
Academy Distribution
396 Alumni from 4 NASA centers since 1993
26
Academy Demographics
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  • 396 Alumni from four NASA Academies since 1993
  • Alumni represent 52 of the 52 State Space Grant
    Consortia
  • 18 of alumni represent minorities (13
    underrepresented minorities)

27
Accomplishments of Alumni
  • Rhodes, Truman Scholars
  • International Space University Graduates and Test
    Pilots
  • 50 Ph.Ds many more pursuing
  • 26 full time NASA Civil Servants
  • 35 employed by NASA contractors at NASA
    Installations
  • 120 of 180 employed in Space Program
    organizations (67)
  • 3 presidents and CEOs company owners
  • 10 math, science, physics teachers K-12 and
    college

2002 statistics
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