SPACE GIGS: Exploring Careers in Space Science
Jordon Wachs is a graduating senior at UW-Madison. Find out what sort of exciting career opportunities he's found in space science!
Check out all things X-Loft.
Kelsey Morgan is a graduate student at UW-Madison working in X-ray Astronomy. What sorts of activities does she do while she gets PAID to go to school?
Find out more about Kelsey's work.
Dan McCammon is an astronomer who specializes x-ray astronomy. How did he get started in his career and what is he doing now?
Dan's current project - XQC.
Space Gigs chats with Machinist Scott Buckley about his work in the UW Astronomy Department.
The WIYN telescope that Scott is working on.
Find out about Kari's work in x-ray astronomy. Kari uses semi-conductor techniques to make x-ray detectors.
Astro-H satellite that will carry Kari's filters.
Find out about Rich's work in x-ray astronomy. Rich is a student who helps build the x-ray instruments.
Find out about Marsha's work on the SALT telescope.
Julie talks about her plans to pursue a career in aerospace engineering.
Bill Foster and Mike Gerber work on instrumentation for the UW-Madison Physics department. How did they find themselves there, and what interesting projects are they working on?