Space Skills for Careers on Earth

Mar 5, 2024

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Space technology has the potential to help us address some of our biggest challenges on Earth — from climate change to organ transplants. To realize these bold innovations, we need a multidisciplinary workforce with a range of career and technical skills. Yet many young people are not aware of the broad range of space careers, nor how these roles can impact our life on Earth Learn how NASA, the U.S. Department of Education, and other federal agencies are using career exposure and project-based learning to engage students in space careers.

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Natalia Allen

Luminary Labs

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Quincy Brown

National Space Council

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Rob Lasalvia

NASA Office of Stem Engagement

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Lisa Martino

University of Central Florida

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