Community-based Science and Capacity Building with NASA and the Navajo Nation

Dr. Amber McCullum is an Applied Research Scientist for the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute (BAERI) at NASA Ames who is currently co-developing a drought tool with the Navajo Nation Department of Water Resources that includes remote sensing and ground-based...


Discussed what he was most great full for. Also discussed how certain events impacted who he became

"With Earth Observations I saw it as a great challenge and opportunity to study our planet." An interview with Vince Ambrosia.

Vince Ambrosia is a Senior Research Scientist at NASA Ames, Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Applied Environmental Sciences, College of Science, California State University – Monterey Bay, and also serves as the NASA Applied Science Program, Associate Program...

Reflecting on the first Moon landing

On May 8th 2019 teens from the MyDurham program interviewed mature adults about their memories of the first Moon landing in 1969. In this recording we hear what it was like living in New York and Boston at age 19...

"It's just amazing to go to a new place in the solar system and discover someplace new." An interview with Paul Mahaffy.

Dr. Paul Mahaffy is the director of NASA's Solar System Exploration Division at the Goddard Space Flight Center. Raised in Eritrea, Paul became fascinated with the diversity of life at a young age, but did not have his sights set...

Parker Gregory and her stepdad, Jason Bonar, discussing Jason’s childhood and experiences during major events in the US.

My step dad and I talked about his childhood and how it was for him growing up with 2 other brothers. We also talked about his reactions the 9/11 attacks and where he was. We also talked about how none...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I interviewed my grandma to know more about her life as a child, he experiences, and her viewpoints on life.

Challenger accident

I ask my mother about when the Challenger exploded on her birthday

Triángulo de las bermudas

Investigación sobre el extraño fenómeno del Triángulo de las Bermudas y sus desapariciones.

An Avatar for Studying Human Health: Tissue Chips

High school student Kyle Benjamin speaks with Dr. Lisa Carnell, program scientist of NASA’s Translational Research Program, about her work using tissue chips to study human biology in space -- and what it could mean for personalized medicine back on...


Talked about how life is small and how you learn a lot when you are a kid

"A lot of teachers that I had as a child they inspired me and I was like man, I really like what they do." An interview with Brian Campbell

Meet Brian Campbell, a NASA Senior Earth Science Specialist who works with satellite missions like ICESat-2, SMAP, GPM and with the NASA GLOBE Program, including the NASA GLOBE Observer Citizen Science App. He is passionate about making the plethora of...

My Grandma and Her Story

The Moon landing was an important part of history that led to more technological advancements including computers and dried foods Hashtags: #thegreatlisten #mygrandmasstory #Apollomoonlanding

"I believe the future of humanity lies beyond Earth's surface and I want to help make this possible." A conversation with Diana Gentry.

Dr. Diana Gentry, a research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, studies aerobiology (microbes in clouds), biodiversity, biomaterials, and biological systems. Diana describes herself as at the nexus of both science and engineering where she speaks both languages and translates...

"What I try to do in the lab is recreate an environment that we think may exist on exoplanets." A conversation with Niki Parenteau.

Listen in as NASA biologist Niki Parenteau describes her science journey from farmer's daughter to studying life forms in the lab and mentoring students, to designing biology experiments for astronomers searching for life outside Earth's solar system.

"We look at life in extreme environments and learn about what life can do, how it adapts." An interview with David Smith.

Dr. David Smith is a microbiologist at the NASA Ames Research Center. David led the design, construction, and validation of two NASA Balloon Program payloads carrying biology experiments (E-MIST and MARSBOx) as well as the use of a bio-aerosol collector...

Don Clark is interviewed by his granddaughter Anna Liz

Don has given 400 units of blood, won a community service award, spoken to the president, and worked on the space station. He’s pretty cool.

"If you want something bad enough, you can work hard and get it or you can at least try." An Interview with Shobhana Gupta.

Dr. Gupta was unsure of what she wanted to work on after finishing medical school, but she found her calling and is now the Open Innovation and Community Applications manager at NASA headquarters. Listen to Dr. Gupta talk about her...

Interview with grandpa Urquhart

My grandfather grew up as a navy brat and lived different places around the world. He was a NASA engineer with a passion for golf and cars.