America Needs Engineers!

As part of St Louis School’s continuing STEM Speaker Series, today students in Grades 5 through 8 had the opportunity to hear from Dr. Damon Bradley, a scientist with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Dr. Bradley discussed his work on planetary probes, computer software for signal processing and explained the four mission areas of NASA (heliophysics, astrophysics, planetary and lunar science and earth science). He encouraged the students to pay attention in class, take their studies seriously and to always ask questions about how things work. His hope is that more students will take the plunge into STEM and ultimately become engineers, to help fill the rapidly growing need for technologically-capable individuals in government agencies and private industry. We would like to thank Dr. Bradley for taking the time out of his day to speak with us and to the USA Science and Engineering Festival for connecting us through the Nifty Fifty program.@USAScienceFest