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By SHELIA HAGAR
Union-Bulletin 

From Legos to Mars rover: Student destined for NASA lab

 

October 8, 2017



WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — When the next rover to roam Mars is launched in 2020 as planned it will roll along with some lessons learned at Walla Walla University.

Austin Nordman, who graduates from the college in December, has already interned on the rover's mission development at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

Once Nordman has his bachelor's degree in engineering in hand, he'll return to JPL. But first he'll spend one more quarter in the school's engineering lab.

It's where many of the skills he'll be using at NASA have been nurtured and expanded.

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