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February 20
4 COS students prepare to work with NASA, another lands two-year summer internships with NASA

NASA-logoFour College of the Sequoias students have been selected as NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars and will work with NASA engineers and scientists this month,l and another student has won a presigious summer internship with NASA for the next two years.

David Berlin (math/science major from Mt. Whitney High), Jon Sosa (engineering major from Redwood High), Devin Bisconer (engineering major from Tulare Union High) and Nick Morley (math major from Exeter High) will spend three days at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena where they will work with NASA personnel on Mars rover proposals.

The National Community College Aerospace Scholars program consists of two primary components: 

  • Interactive web-based activities, including:
    • Twenty hours of pre-work online,
    • Online interaction with participants and NASA engineers.
  • On-site experience at NASA including:
    • An exploration team project directed by NASA engineers,
    • Briefings by engineers and scientists,
    • Tour of NASA facilities through the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Nick was featured in this piece in the Foothills Sun-Gazette:
http://www.fsgnews.com/article/education/2014/02/12/euhs-grad-takes-off-for-nasa/

Jon was interviewed on KTIP radio.

Former NCAS participant, Isis Frausto has been selected as a NASA Minority University Research and Education Program (MUREP) Scholar. This scholarship lasts for two academic years and includes two summer internships at the et Propulsion Laboratory.  She will be conducting research in a Astrobiogeochemistry Lab. 

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