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By Laura Hamilton Waxman

Have you outfitted a funky technological know-how undertaking? In heart college, Aprille Ericsson received moment position in a technology reasonable. She knew she desired to hold growing impressive technology initiatives. As an grownup, she grew to become an engineer and works at NASA construction spacecraft.

Ericsson was once one of many few ladies in her center university who enjoyed math and technological know-how. Years later, she grew to become the 1st girl to obtain a PhD in mechanical engineering from Howard collage. At NASA, she's helped construct spacecraft that may map the moon, video display weather switch, or maybe convey soil and rocks again from Mars. learn the way Ericsson's ardour for technological know-how has helped her pave the best way for destiny engineers.

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Html Learn more about the place where Ericsson has spent her career. Uyc7H4X6-FU Discover how women such as Ericsson are using math and science in their jobs at NASA. shtml Check out this site to get science fair project ideas, learn about scientists and inventors, and explore science-related jobs. Expand learning beyond the printed book. com. , 4, 6 Large Space Structures Institute, 16–17 NASA, 6, 14, 17, 19, 20–21, 23, 26–27 polar ice caps, 25 public speaking, 27–29 Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE), 22 satellites, 21–24 lasers, 25 Space Race, 6 Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA), 21 Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, 23 Mars, 12, 21 Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP), 22 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 11–14 missiles, 14 Women in Science and Engineering Award, 26 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Laura Hamilton Waxman has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2012. Discover what it takes to get into outer space and what being in space is like for astronauts. html Learn more about the place where Ericsson has spent her career. Uyc7H4X6-FU Discover how women such as Ericsson are using math and science in their jobs at NASA. shtml Check out this site to get science fair project ideas, learn about scientists and inventors, and explore science-related jobs. Expand learning beyond the printed book. com. , 4, 6 Large Space Structures Institute, 16–17 NASA, 6, 14, 17, 19, 20–21, 23, 26–27 polar ice caps, 25 public speaking, 27–29 Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE), 22 satellites, 21–24 lasers, 25 Space Race, 6 Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA), 21 Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, 23 Mars, 12, 21 Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP), 22 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 11–14 missiles, 14 Women in Science and Engineering Award, 26 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Laura Hamilton Waxman has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

1995 Ericsson becomes the first woman to earn a PhD in mechanical engineering from Howard University. 2009 The Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA), which Ericsson worked on, launches. 2013 Aprille Joy Ericsson is born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 1. 1992 Ericsson gets a job at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. 1997 Ericsson receives the Women in Science and Engineering Award, one of many awards she will earn. 2010 Ericsson speaks at the White House as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s mentoring program for high school girls.

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