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NASA's DEVELOP program
NASA's DEVELOP program

DEVELOP is a NASA Science Mission Directorate Applied Sciences training and development program. Students and young professionals work on Earth science research projects, are mentored by science advisors from NASA and partner agencies, and share their research results with local communities. DEVELOP research projects demonstrate to community leaders the application and importance of NASA science measurements and predictions in addressing policy issues.

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A Woman in Aerospace
A Woman in Aerospace

Two-time NASA intern Whitney Lohmeyer recently received the inaugural Women in Aerospace Foundation Scholarship for the 2010-2011 school year. During her internships, Lohmeyer, who will graduate soon from North Carolina State University with a degree in aerospace engineering, conducted research into attitude control systems and guidance, navigation, and controls of sounding rockets. She encourages students interested in NASA to seek out opportunities through the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program in their state. 

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Inspiration and a Story of Historical Excellence
Inspiration and a Story of Historical Excellence

Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. was born October 2, 1935, and later became a Major in the United States Air Force. He began his studies and life of excellent academic achievement in Chicago’s Englewood High School where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He studied Chemistry and graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelor’s of Chemistry, and later he earned a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Ohio State University.  According to Wikipedia, his ‘dissertation related to that part of chemistry which involved the conversion of tritium rays to methane gas’.

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