ESP Biography

SAMANTHA MARQUART, Preppy MIT Senior in Course 17 who loves space

Major: 17

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2011

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hi I'm Sam! I'm a Senior in Course 17 - Political Science. I focus on Science Policy - I hope to work in the Commercial Spaceflight Industry some day soon! I am super perky and fun and love making people smile! I'm involved in the MIT Concert Choir, Associate Advising, Baker Foundation, SaveTFP, and more! I'm also the US Coordinator for a program in Senegal, West Africa called 10,000 Girls - it's an education and entrepreneurship program for girls in rural Senegal. You can find more info on it on our website -

Past Classes

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E4129: The History of Space Flight in Splash! 2010 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2010)
From Sputnik to the Space Shuttle and everything in between.... what we did and when ...and why... and where we're going!