Signs of Life at Goddard

On Monday I attended the “State of NASA” NASA Social event at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. These are some of the signs, people, and samples I saw.

Picture of sign in Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

In the Satellite Testing and Integration Facility

Picture of Jill McGuire, Robotic Refueling Mission Project Manager at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Jill McGuire, Robotic Refueling Mission Project Manager

Picture of amino acids found inside at comet at  Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Amino acids (the fuzzy strands inside the glass) found in a comet

Picture of sign in Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Inside the high-capacity centrifuge chambers (a storage room when not in use)

Picture of sign in the Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory

Picture of door sign at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Picture of Cynthia Simmons, ATLAS Instrument Project Manager at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Cynthia Simmons, Instrument Project Manager for ATLAS

Picture of sign at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Screens alerting scientists to dangerously high winds outside

Picture of tool case at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

In the Satellite Testing and Integration Facility

Picture of sign in Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Inside the high-capacity centrifuge chambers (a storage room when not in use)

Picture of Dr. Jamie Elsila Cook, astrochemistry research scientist at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Dr. Jamie Elsila Cook, astrochemistry research scientist and the person who discovered the amino acids pictured above

Picture of a meteorite piece at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA

Meteorite piece–“the oldest thing you’ll ever touch”

Be sure to also visit yesterday’s post on Goddard’s Labs and Machines.

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