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WEBCHAT: Phoenix Mars Mission Engineering
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
10:30 a.m. PT and 3:30 p.m. PT Pacific Time
In honor of “National Engineers Week,” NASA’s Robotics Alliance Project is hosting a webchat for young people interested in robotics and engineering.
Are you interested in becoming an engineer? Ever wonder about what it’s like to work on a mission to Mars? Learn more by participating in the live webchat, “Phoenix Mars Mission Engineering.”
This is a great chance for students to ask questions of a diverse group of engineers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University of Arizona. Each 30 to 45-minute chat will focus on what these engineers do for their job, what it’s like to work “on Mars,” and the exciting career paths for engineers interested in space missions. A transcript of the chat will also be available online shortly following the end of the event.
–Please make sure you have a JAVA enabled computer to use during the chat.
–We suggest that you log in 5-10 minutes before the start so that any problems you have getting started may be resolved before the chat begins.
–You may type your question in ahead of time or during the live chat.