NASA Speaker inspires QU students at ASTROCON 2017

Dr. Mamta Nagaraja (Photo: PAS)

Speaker, Dr. Mamta Nagaraja, Engineer at NASA, the one who trains the astronauts,  gave a virtual presentation to 180 Qatar University students, professors and members of the university Astronomy Club on the past, present and future of space missions. The content of the presentation and videos clearly stimulated a lot of discussion and the attendees found it informative. She also answered students’ questions on how to prepare themselves for careers in space. This virtual presentation was part of ASTROCON 2017, an annual conference organized by the Astronomy club of Qatar University.