Making STEM Matter for the Next Generation

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By Michael Morella
Published March 18, 2013, on U.S. News

As an aspiring scientist in Baltimore in the 1970s, Robert Curbeam would stand at the end of his street and marvel at NASA’s Skylab space station when he could see it floating in the sky. Decades later, as an astronaut, he would see space firsthand and put his STEM skills to use installing and repairing equipment on the International Space Station during several missions. Read Michael Morella’s interview with Robert Curbeam.