Kristi Irastorza

Kristina Irastorza, was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela and raised in Miami, FL. She attended the University of Central Florida (UCF) and graduated with a Bachelors in Business Management- Human Resources. She has been with NASA for 6 years. Kristi started as a Contract Specialist for the Launch Services Program (LSP) within Kennedy Space Center (KSC). […]

Ronnie Rodriguez

Ronnie Rodriguez is the associate director for Engineering at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In this capacity, he develops the Engineering Directorate’s resources necessary to ensure the Launch Services, International Space Station (ISS), Commercial Crew, and Ground Systems Development and Operations Programs are successful as the agency prepares for missions to deep space, including […]

Rey N. Diaz

Rey N. Diaz is the deputy chief of the Integration Office at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida. He provides leadership for Kennedy’s management systems and implementation of management’s focus on strategic and effective change management. Dr. Diaz assists the center’s Senior Management Team with evaluating current and long-range objectives, plans, studies, policies, […]

Carlos Garcia-Galan

Carlos is a Deputy System Manager – Orion – Vehicle Systems Management at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC). He started his career as an International Space Station (ISS) flight controller participating in twelve ISS-Shuttle assembly missions and ISS increment operations. He also served as an Operations Team Liaison at the Russian Space Agency’s Mission Control […]

Unique Resources for Students & Educators

NASA Resources in Spanish Queremos compartir los siguientes recursos que pueden ser utilizados en diferentes actividades tanto en el salón de clases como en actividades extra curriculares. Actividades AnotaciónAterrizar en la Luna es engañoso. Primeramente porque un vehículo espacial puede viajar a la Luna tan rápido como a 18,000 millas por hora (29,000 km/hr), y […]

One Giant Leap

The LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research was featured prominently in the most recent issue of Hillviews. the Texas State University magazine published by the University Advancement division.  In the feature titled One Giant Leap, the activities of the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative are described. The LBJ Institute has a 5-year cooperative […]

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