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