Online Workshop: The Science Behind the 2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit – Virtual Tour of a NASA Mission Prototyping and Testing Lab (Part 1) (Recorded)


How do scientists and engineers design and test components for missions to space? This online workshop covered the science behind two of the 2020 Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit activities – Design, Build, Test and Mission to Space. After a brief overview of each activity and its resources, our guest presenter, George Gorospe, a research and control systems engineer at NASA Ames Research Center, showed us his lab and answered questions about how he designs, builds, and tests equipment for current and future missions to space. Online workshop recorded 2-4-2020.


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Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

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Arizona State University


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