NASA engineer Kenneth Harris II works with the Goddard Space Flight Center, several flight projects including the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission Satellite, the Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite, and the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS). He was the Deputy Lead Integration Engineer for the James Webb Space Telescope ISIM IEC, which houses the computing and electrical resources for the satellite. Here’s more from NASA:
“For me, I picked up an interest for engineering through drawing. When I was young, I was really big into art. Like most science-drawn younger kids, I would draw Pokémon, I would draw Dragon Ball Z, things like that. I guess my passion for art and drawing helped me to get into CAD (Computer Aided Design) modeling — things like 3D modeling and 3D printing. And with CAD modeling, you need to learn how to figure out the dimensions of things, what material they’re made out of, xyz. So that got me deeper into engineering.
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