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NWAY Career Chat

Dr. Emily Matula

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 Career Chat

Kelly Miller from Southwest Research Institute (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 Career Chat

Sam Ximenes from 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 Career Chat

Dr. Roman Gomez

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 Career Chat

Clark Esty from 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!

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