Photo Essay: My Summer at JPL
As a high school student, Deepak Atyam spent two summers as an INSPIRE intern at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He shares some of his favorite memories in this photo essay.
VIdeo: Mission Makers
A team of distinguished postdocs and graduate students learns what its like to design a space mission in just five days as part of NASA's Planetary Science Summer School program at JPL.
It's take-two for our professional snowboarder turned JPL intern. Catch up with him as he interviews one of the lead engineers for NASA's next Mars rover!
Summer Students Make an Impact
About 450 students took part in diverse internships and student programs offered by JPL this summer, working on everything from the newest Mars rover to climate science.
Blog: Earth to Intern
He's already been a classical
violinist and a professional snowboarder. Now Montana State University student Andrew Crawford shares what
it's like to be an intern in the Deep Space Network's Antenna Mechanical group at JPL.
Disability Inspired His Vision
JPL summer intern David Hayden won a major prize in a Microsoft-sponsored competition for a device that helps low-vision students keep up with peers in classroom note-taking. Hayden is legally blind.
Going Places: Ann Bui
Environmental Biology major and five-time JPL intern Ann Bui has won an environmental fellowship at her college that will combine her rainfall research at JPL with her interest in vulnerable ecosystems.
Undergrads Are Ringside for Comet Flyby
Six college interns at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory were front and center as first-ever, close-up views of comet Hartley 2 popped up on large monitors in the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's mission control.
Cosmic Dust Detective
This physics doctoral candidate helps decipher cosmic puzzles by day, and balances research and family life by night.
Young Thinkers Get to Tinker
More than 300 students have swelled JPL's ranks this summer, hailing from high schools, community colleges, four-year universities and graduate schools across the country.