A Legacy of Mentorship

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, and Dr. Len Fisk, former professor and NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, share their long history together--and what it takes to be a great mentor.

"We should not live in a bubble when we conduct science." A conversation with Florian Schwandner.

From a childhood filled with archeology lessons from his dad, to graduate studies measuring gases from active volcanoes, and then designing early warning systems to detect volcanic activity, Dr. Florian Schwandner's life goal has been to make a difference in...

Mama Bailey tells all

An interview with my mother Diana about her life and her career

The Space Shuttle Challanger of 1986

In this interview my grandmother recalls the tragic event of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986.

Space Shuttle Explosion 1986

My father watched the live video of the space shuttle “Challenger” explosion in his school as a young child and he described his experience on how he felt about this tragedy.

Space with Mr. Bolden

This was about his life as an astronaut during challenger and the launch of the Hubble telescope.

Sit down interview with Joshua

A look into the life of Josh and the decisions he made growing up. For my benefit I asked questions pertaining to my degree and desired career.

The Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion

Mrs. Wilson shares her thoughts and experience when the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded in 1986.

Larry

Me and my grandma’s fiancé talked about his work in NASA. He worked on the Apollo mission that went to the moon.

Charlotte Tyree Aderholdt tells grandson John Heiberger about some significant memories and historical recollections.

In this interview, conducted November 2019 in Birmingham, AL, John Heiberger (16) interviews his grandmother, Charlotte Tyree Aderholdt, about her significant memories from childhood and young adulthood as well as historical recollections during this time. Mrs. Tyree-Aderholdt shares stories about...

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.

Grandfather

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

Triángulo de las bermudas

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

Challenger accident

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

"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...