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Karen Fields, Her Parents, and Booz Allen: Supporting NASA for 50 Years—and Beyond

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A passion for space exploration runs in Karen Fields’ family. Her father ran NASA’s Zero Gravity program, which trains astronauts for space flight by flying planes in parabolic arcs over the Gulf of Mexico. Her mother supported science experiments for NASA’s payload operations. And as Karen watched the space shuttle missions evolve during her childhood and teen years, she knew she wanted to be part of the NASA mission.

Booz Allen’s Steve Wright: Laying the Groundwork for the Moon, Mars, and Beyond

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Hovering roughly 250 miles above Earth and circling it in roughly an hour and a half, the International Space Station is more than a research laboratory for a range of experiments. It’s a place where mission-critical spacecraft systems and equipment are tested, yielding invaluable insights for the journeys to the moon and Mars.

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