SPACE CAREER CHATS

Explore NWAY’s Space Career Chats –  featuring professionals from NASA, Southwest Research Institute, local Space-STEM organizations, and beyond. Engage with experts leading research, engineering, space architecture, and various STEM disciplines as they share insights into their work and responsibilities.

Watch now to gain valuable knowledge and insights into the diverse career opportunities within the space sector!

NWAY Space Career Chat

Sam Ximenes – WEX Foundation

Did you know that you can be a space architect? Meet Sam Ximenes, a space architect and CEO of the WEX Foundation, Exploration Architecture and Astroport.  Learn what it is to build for future human habitation on other planets!

NWAY Space Career Chat

Dr. Kelly Miller – SwRI

Meet Dr. Kelly Miller, a Research Scientist at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. Join us as Dr. Miller shares some of the amazing work that she does with SwRI and outer space!

NWAY Space Career Chat

Dr. Emily Matula – NASA

Ever wonder what it’s like to work at NASA? Today, we spotlight Dr. Emily Matula. She is a Flight Controller and Instructor at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Listen in as she shares what her job requires of her and what it’s like working at NASA!

NWAY Space Career Chat

Rebecca Perryman – SwRI

Rebecca is a Space Scientist, Lead Engineering, and Senior Researcher at Southwest Research Institute. She talks to Space Crafts! How does she do that ….? Check out this Career Chat and find out!

NWAY Space Career Chat

Clark Esty – NASA

Ever wonder what it is like to work at NASA? Today, we spotlight Clark Esty, a NASA Systems Integration Engineer at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Listen in as he shares what his job requires of him and what it’s like working at NASA!

NWAY Space Career Chat

Dr. Roman Gomez – SwRI

Meet Dr. Roman Gomez, the Lead Research Scientist in the Space and Engineering division at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Gomez develops, calibrates, and assists with the implementation of an analysis of data from plasma instruments that are currently on spacecraft or shortly due to launch. Sound crazy? Listen in as he shares with us how he has achieved his goals and what he really does every day!

NWAY Space Career Chat

Dr. Charity Phillips-Lander – SwRI

Dr. Charity Phillips-Lander is a Astrobiologist studying life in extreme environments. Can we live in caves and craters on other planetary bodies? Is there already life there?

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