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Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson

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Have you ever built a cool science project? In middle school, Aprille Ericsson won second place in a science fair. She knew she wanted to keep creating amazing science projects. As an adult, she became an engineer and works at NASA building spacecraft. Ericsson was one of the few girls in her middle school who loved math and science. Years later, she became the first woman to receive a PhD in mechanical engineering from Howard University. At NASA, she's helped build spacecraft that can map the moon, monitor climate change, or even bring soil and rocks back from Mars. Learn how Ericsson's passion for science has helped her pave the way for future engineers.

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Full title aerospace engineer aprille ericsson
Author waxman laura hamilton
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subject_facet Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African American women aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Ericsson, Aprille, -- 1963- -- Juvenile literature
title_display Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson
title_full Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson / Laura Hamilton Waxman
title_short Aerospace engineer Aprille Ericsson
topic_facet Aerospace engineers, African American women aerospace engineers, Ericsson, Aprille