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The State of Our NASA is Strong

23 May 2016, 19:20 UTC
The State of Our NASA is Strong
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“When you experience all of the work that is going on here at Langley today, tell people how you feel.” – Charles Bolden, Jr. (Maj. Gen. USMC-Ret), NASA Administrator
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On February 9, 2016 I was offered the opportunity to tour NASA’s Langley Research Center (LRC) facilities and attend the State of NASA Address as a social media press correspondent with NASA Social.
Though my primary interest in science and current field of study lies in biochemistry and genetics, I have always been a HUGE space nerd. The opportunity to be a part of NASA Social made me feel like a kid at Disneyland.
I arrived at the Reid Conference Integrated Engineering Services Bldg. at approximately 9:30am where I was greeted by other members of the NASA Social all eager to experience and explore all of the things that NASA’s Langley base had to offer. After updating our social media account, taking more selfies than we could count, and charging our plethora of mobile devices, we were greeted by Rob Wyman, Head of the Office of Communications and given a welcome by Clayton Tumer, Deputy Director of NASA LRC.
Deputy Director Tumer gave us an overview of the work being ...

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