UA Space Grant Success Stories

All hail Chris Lewicki

Thursday, December 18, 2008

In 1993 Christopher A. Lewicki a nineteen-year-old University of Arizona (UA) Aerospace Engineering sophomore received his first taste of NASA R&D through a 1993 AZSGC Undergraduate Research Internship and discovered an insatiable appetite for all things “space”! Through Space Grant he became an integral member of the NASA Mars Observer’s Gamma Ray Spectrometer and NEAR missions teams while his enthusiasm, growing expertise, and leadership qualities propelled him to the presidency of UA SEDS, SEDS USA, the NASA Academy at Goddard where his research received the summer’s top honors (1996), and a two-year Space Grant Graduate Fellowship to lead the first UA student satellite program (1997-1999)...

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