ESP Biography



MARY KNAPP, ESP Teacher




Major: 16

College/Employer: MIT (employee - research assistant)

Year of Graduation: 2011

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Past Classes

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Satellite Design and Engineering - Do It Yourself! in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2011)
What parts go into a satellite? How do you design for an extreme environment like space? Why do we build satellites anyway? Learn the fundamentals of designing vehicles for space with a tasty hands-on project.


How to Build A Satellite: Exploring Space Systems Design in Spark! 2011 (Mar. 12, 2011)
Learn the fundamentals of space engineering by teaming up with your classmates to build and test your own satellite creations! We will discuss the many uses of satellites, the difficulties of engineering for space, and the steps that satellites take on their journey from concept to orbit.


How to Build A Satellite: Exploring Space Systems Design in Splash! 2010 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2010)
Have you ever wondered what goes into building a satellite? Learn about satellite design and practice by designing and building your own satellite!


Design a Satellite in Splash! 2009 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2009)
Ever wanted to design a satellite space mission? The members of the MIT CASTOR Satellite Team will show you how it's done! Students will be divided into teams and given some basic materials, and will design a satellite mission and the satellite to meet those requirements, and build it, too! While we can't promise your satellite will get launched, we can promise you'll have a great time learning about satellites and space missions!