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Theme: Growing Innovation

Houston, TX, United States
November 20th, 2010

About this event

Event is bringing together passionate High School Juniors and Seniors to learn and share ideas.
Hear from:
-- a NASA astronaut about his experiences and why “Failure is Not an Option… It’s a Necessity”
-- a Johnson Space Center engineer who made his dream of owning a electric car a reality – he built one. “One Man’s Journey From Electric Dream to Driving Reality”
-- One of JSC’s foremost experts on asteroid threats and planned human missions
-- Two students from Rice University working to change the world for Global Health (Rice 360 deg) – traveling to Malawi and other locales to develop new equipment and ideas.
And many others, plus a great exhibit area with young professionals discussing their projects and passions with the participants.

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Venue and Details

Space Center Houston
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX, 77058
United States
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Event Type (what is this?) Youth

This event occurred in the past.
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Organizer 98062

Pamela McCraw
Houston, TX, United States

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Ted Kenny
Co-Chair, Program Director
Steve Rader
Co-Chair, Audience Building, MC
Steven Gonzalez
Senior Advisor