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Friday, July 26, 2013

Dayton Syme

This week has certainly been the best by far. By Thursday I had completed the remaining talking points that Camsie wanted.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Alec Lindman

This week we held the NASA Goddard tour for the other SPS interns, and I made major progress on my project. Early in the week I decided to replace the hodgepodge of bits from the parts-without-a-home cabinet that had been simulating the central component of my model with a proper part.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Jamie Garrett

Time is just flying by here in DC. Last weekend my friends flew up from Georgia and we went to a few museums on Saturday. We started off at the Holocaust museum, then journeyed to the Air and Space Museum, next walking to the National History Museum, and finally the American History Museum.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Katherine Stankus

The main event this week was the markup of H.R. 2687: NASA Authorization Act of 2013 on Thursday which began at 11:15am and lasted until 5:30pm.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Christine O'Donnell

Since next week is the AAPT Summer Meeting in Portland, the office was pretty busy with final preparations.  For me, besides practicing the presentation I’ll be giving to the Executive Board and Section Representatives, I also worked more on completing drafts of the resources I plan to finish thi

Friday, July 19, 2013

Nicole Quist

This week has been crazy. It was fun spending the weekend with my cousins, but the trip back to DC was a bit of a mess. My flight from Atlanta was delayed.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Alexandra Day

My major accomplishment for this week was successfully hosting a tour of NIST for everyone on Friday. I’ve been planning the tour for about a month now, and I’m pleased with the way it turned out.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Darren McKinnon

The beginning of this week was set to be a sad one of sorts. My mentor was departing for Canada, and he would not return before my time at Goddard had ended. However, once I had checked my email Monday morning, I found that there was no time to waste.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Caleb Heath

It is now redundant to say that this has been a busy week. All weeks henceforth (that is, the next two and half) will be busy as we work hard to finish our projects. When we are not working, we shall be touring.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Dayton Syme

It has been a few very busy days at the office. I have finished a large portion of my projects that were set out for me at the beginning of the year.

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