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George Gorospe Featured as NASA 'STEM' STAR by NASA Office of STEM Management
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George Gorospe Featured as NASA 'STEM' STAR by NASA Office of STEM Management

Diagnostics and Prognostics research group member George Gorospe was featured in the webcast entitled, “Failure Is Not an Option With Robotics Expert George Gorospe,” hosted by the NASA Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Engagement. The event provided insight into George’s Native American background, education, and journey to NASA. George also discussed his current research and NASA’s interest in fostering students of all interests and majors to build a diverse future STEM workforce. The intended audience included students 13+ years old.

BACKGROUND: George Gorospe has been a member of the Diagnostics & Prognostics research group since 2013 and serves as the Systems Health, Analytics, Resilience, and Physics-modeling (SHARP) Laboratory Manager.

NASA STEM Stars is a monthly web chat series that gives students ages 13+ the opportunity to connect with NASA Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). During the chat, students are encouraged to submit questions to be answered live by NASA SMEs. Each chat introduces a STEM career, addresses a STEM topic, or highlights a NASA mission. And each episode also highlights a STEM activity that students can do at home.

NASA PROGRAM FUNDING: System Wide Safety (SWS) project, Aerospace Operations and Safety Program (AOSP), Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD); and the NASA Office of STEM Engagement

POINT OF CONTACT: George Gorospe, george.e.gorospe@nasa.gov

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