Posted by: D. Rand | June 24, 2013

Jon Bidwell, Magnet School alumnus, speaks from NASA Jet Propulsion Labs, CA




20130624-104629.jpgStudents at the Glastonbury-E.Hartford Magnet School ere treated to a special “Live NASA Webcast” with scientists involved in designing robots for space! Students learned how wheels were designed to help the Mars Curiosity Rover navigate the Martian surface. They were also treated to a surprise appearance of Magnet School alumnus, Jon Bidwell, who is working at NASA JPL in Pasadena, CA! He was happy to hear so many Magnet School students love science! Thank you, NASA, Marti Phipps, Dr. Hevesy! Jon Bidwell is Ms. Rand’s son!

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