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Haley Phillips and Diana Pham

Haley Phillips (30) and her mentee Diana Pham (19) share some of the happiest and scariest moments from their lives. They also talk about the University of Illinois, Haley’s alma mater which Diana will be attending this year.

John Painter’s Moon Landing Story

John Painter shares his Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. John discusses his experience serving as an Air Force Navigator in the late 1950s, working as an Electrical Engineer at the NASA...

Lawrence Kuznetz’s Moon Landing Story

Lawrence Kuznetz shares his Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. Lawrence discusses his personal experiences working for NASA, the Apollo programs, and the night of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. He also...

Bob Conover talks about building Ranger, a JPL spacecraft that went to the Moon in the 1960s, then restoring it again 50 years later

In the summer of 2015, Bob Conover led a team of 12 volunteers to restore a 50-year-old Ranger spacecraft at the California Science Center. Bob is a retired JPL engineer who originally worked on the Ranger at JPL in its...

Anushka and Abigail talk about engineering, siblings, sushirritos, and everything in between. “We’re both adults now.”

Abby, my future roommate, and I talk about things we have in common, such as engineering student struggles, and things that differ between us, such as cultural stigmas. We talk about our sibling dynamics, our favorite foods, and our past...

The Life of Herman van Beek

The life and family of Herman van Beek, my grandfather. He was born in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, and grew up during the second Word War under German control. He moved frequently, going to Argentina and Mexico, where he learned English...

Building the F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Aircraft

Dave Holmes tells his story about building a top secret military aircraft and how it felt to keep a huge secret from his family.

How did you gain the skills to become an engineer?

In this interview, conducted in November 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, Ivan Cervantes (16) interviews his dad, Ramiro Cervantes (41), about the progress of his career as a current Senior Field Service Engineer. Mr. Cervantes first discusses his current...