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A collection of articles authored by Camille to help you on your journey through your education, career, or life.
Space 101: The Apollo Program

Space 101: The Apollo Program

At the end of the 1960s, the world watched as humans stepped foot on another celestial body for the first time during the first Moon landing of the Apollo Program. As Neil Armstrong stepped down onto the gray, dusty body that orbits our home planet, he spoke down to...

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Maintaining your Femininity in a Male-Dominated Career

Maintaining your Femininity in a Male-Dominated Career

Recently, I had the incredible opportunity to be interviewed for SheFactor's podcast! SheFactor is a relatively new company focused on empowering women, especially those in their 20s, to live their best life and find their purpose. Coming out of college and entering...

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Space 101: Project Gemini

Space 101: Project Gemini

After Project Mercury came Project Gemini. Gemini continued to push the bounds of human space flight as we knew it, and was influential in paving the way toward a successful Apollo program. While Mercury only flew one astronaut at a time, Gemini flew two. Gemini...

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Space 101: Project Mercury

Space 101: Project Mercury

In Space 101: The Space Race and Wernher Von Braun, we've talked about how on May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard became the first American in space. But how did he get there? The answer - Project Mercury. Project Mercury insignia (from NASA) Project Mercury was the first...

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Space 101: Wernher von Braun

Space 101: Wernher von Braun

Wernher von Braun quite possibly may be one of the most influential men you've ~maybe~ never heard of. Without him, we wouldn't have GPS. We wouldn't be exploring other planets. And we would not be a world leader in space military defense. So, who is this guy? Wernher...

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Space 101: The Space Race

Space 101: The Space Race

Why did we go to space in the first place? Was it to explore the vast unknown, to find the answers to life? Was it to find a new planet to colonize, or seek out extraterrestrial beings? Though all of these would eventually become goals of space exploration, none of...

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Space 101: Intro

Space 101: Intro

Did you know that we sent a spacecraft to an asteroid, and it will soon bring back a sample of that asteroid to Earth? Did you know companies are working with NASA to develop a new lunar lander that will pave the way for a Moon base in the coming years? Did you know...

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Harnessing the Power of BOTH Sides of the Brain

Harnessing the Power of BOTH Sides of the Brain

When I was in the 6th grade, I wanted to play flute because "all of my other girl friends were playing flute." My dad, having a bachelor's degree in tuba performance, somehow knew that I would be better at playing trumpet. So...he bribed me... "You can have a pawn...

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How I Decided to Become a Rocket Scientist

How I Decided to Become a Rocket Scientist

Today I thought I would share how I become an actual rocket scientist! No pictures in this one, just genuine, straight-from-the-heart facts. From the first thoughts in my head as a little girl, to the decision to go to college to study aerospace engineering, I want to...

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