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FREE STEM Educator Professional Development Opportunity in NYC. NASA BEST (Beginning Engineering Science and Technology)

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Space & Science Festival Teacher Professional Development 
Saturday, July 16

Join the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum's Education Department, education colleagues, keynote speaker Niki Werkheiser and participating organizations such as NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Office of Education, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA’s BEST Program, PicoTurbine STEM Education, IEEE History Center – REACH (Raising Engineering Awareness through the Conduit of History), and Hudson River Park Trust for a day of STEM learning. Sessions will include demonstrations of concepts and resources, learning activities and discussions with experts.

New This Year! Exclusive entry to Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience for 125 registered attendees! (details to follow).

Keynote Speaker: Niki Werkheiser
Niki Werkheiser is the Project Manager for the NASA In-space Manufacturing (ISM) Initiative. In this role, Niki is responsible for developing the technology roadmap and implementation plans which will result in the manufacturing technologies and processes required to enable on-demand, sustainable operations for Exploration Missions to destinations such as Mars. The ISM portfolio includes the 3D Printing in Zero-G Technology Demonstration payload on the International Space Station, which made history by being the first 3D Printer to manufacture parts in space in September 2014

Detailed information about ticketed entry, session agenda and workshop topics will be emailed to all registered attendees two weeks prior to the event. Many workshops have limited capacity. Coffee and light breakfast will be offered.

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For more information or questions please contact Jen Elliott at, or call 646-381-5164.

Matthew Pearce
Education Program Specialist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center-GSFC
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies-GISS
2880 Broadway, Suite 568
New York, NY 10025
646-419-0144 (c)
212-678-6038 (o)