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kids at work NASA Education Updates

Dig in! $5,000 Grants available for 2012 NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition
Audience: Higher Education Educators and Students
Informational Videoconference: May 11, 2011
Application Deadline: June 30, 2011

Training Workshops for Afterschool Universe Astronomy Program
Audience: 5-8 and Informal Educators
Registration Deadline: July 14, 2011
Workshop Date: July 28-29, 2011

May 9, 2011 9:30AM – 10:30 AMEastern : Meet NASA Langley’s Center Director: Lesa Roe! Lesa B. Roe is the first female Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center and the only female center director at NASA. Appointed in 2005, Lesa is the senior management official of the Center, overseeing facilities valued at more than $3.3B, and employing over 3,600 engineers and scientists. She is responsible for the Center’s technical implementation of aeronautical, space and science programs, as well as the overall management of the Center’s facilities, personnel and administration. How did this engineer make it to one of the highest offices in the nation’s space agency?

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