A student at Grace Brethren High School, Simi Valley, Calif., is participating in an internship hosted by the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Space Research, according to a report in the Simi Valley Acorn. (Grace Brethren High School is a ministry of Grace Church, Jordan Bakker, senior pastor, a Charis Fellowship congregation in Simi Valley.) A portion of the report appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Simi student assists NASA scientists at summer internship
Trent Cobos, a junior from Grace Brethren High School, was selected for the Student Enhancement in Earth and Space Science summer internship hosted by the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Space Research.
The national program, sponsored by NASA’s Texas Space Grant Consortium, selects students to conduct research using NASA data.
Trent is conducting investigations as part of COVID-19 Space Exploration for a Better World team.
“In space, astronauts are more vulnerable to illnesses, such as COVID-19. My team created an air filtration system model, using UV-C light to kill bacteria and viruses, that could be integrated into the International Space Station,” said Trent.
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