ESP Biography

JESSICA TODD, MIT Grad Student Studying AeroAstro

Major: AeroAstro

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm a first year grad student in the Man Vehicle Lab in the Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering at MIT. I'm a graduate of the University of Sydney, Australia, with degrees in Advanced Physics and Aerospace Engineering. I am passionate about space and about getting new students excited about engineering and science!

Past Classes

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E11722: How do airplanes fly and satellites orbit? in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Have you ever wondered how do airplanes fly? What kind of magic keeps them in the air? What about your LTE internet? How can satellites send internet to your phone (supposedly) everywhere? What kind of force keeps them orbiting around the Earth? If you have ever found yourself wondering around those questions, this class is for you! We will guide you through understanding how airplanes fly and how satellites orbit!