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Directory of Ambassadors: Tara Samuels
Tara Samuels
Tara Samuels
Member Since 2017

San Jose, California


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Biographical Information:

Tara Samuels is an Aerospace Engineer who works at NASA Ames Research Center's Office of Safety and Mission Assurance. In her free time she volunteers for the Civil Air Patrol (civilian auxiliary of the US Air Force) where she is a 1st Lieutenant, Mission Transport Pilot and Aerospace Education Officer. She enjoys giving kids their first experience in the cockpit through the Young Eagles program, and giving dogs a second chance at life through an aviation-focused animal rescue. Tara holds an MSAE and MBA. She is passionate about all things air and space.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

How Does a Plane Work?
Belmont Oaks Academy

Careers in Aeronautics and Astronautics
Santa Clara High School

Yuri's Night "Space and Society" Panel
Chabot Space Center

Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live!
NASA Ames Visitors Center

Introduction to NASA Ames Projects
NASA Ames Visitors Center

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

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Last Updated: 14 Aug 2017