Launching a career in aerospace engineering

Alina Creamer ’20 has just completed her sophomore year at NC State, yet packs an impressive resume. Starting with an internship at Lockheed Martin while in high school, she has since added internships at NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) and Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems. With a major in aerospace engineering, the internships have allowed her to apply concepts learned in the classroom to the real world and has provided her with the connections needed for a bright career. In the
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Alina Creamer ‘20 Prepares for a Future in Space

Encouraging parents, teachers, and mentors have long urged students to “shoot for the stars.” Alina Creamer ‘20 took that advice more literally than most do: as a rising college freshman, she interned with NASA.

Isaac Owolabi ’09 Participates in NASA Advanced Rocketry Workshop

Park Scholar Isaac Owolabi, an aerospace engineering major in the class of 2009, recently attended the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Advanced Rocketry Workshop in Logan, Utah. As part of the experience, Owolabi assembled the airframe for a 1/4 scale Patriot missile and was trained in motor assembly and wiring of in-flight electronics. During the competition portion of the Workshop, Owolabi’s rocket soared to the highest altitude, surpassing crafts from students representing universities across the nation. Owolabi also had
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