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The Crawl Before The Launch

March 17, 2022
On March 17 aerospace engineering alum Breanne Rohloff  ’19 will settle into her 2016 Chevy Cruze and make her daily one-hour commute to Kennedy Space Center (KSC) where she works as an engineer. Rohloff’s car is an automatic because, she admits, “I don’t know how to drive a stick shift.” Somewhere in the same KSC parking lot, Dan Zapata […]

Meet the 24-Year-Old Who Drives NASA Rockets to the Launch Pad in a 6.5 Million Pound Crawler

February 11, 2022
Rockets don’t just spawn on the launch pad. You know this, even if sometimes it seems like the behemoths that launch explorations to space spontaneously line up, ready to blast off. After all, what machine on Earth is even capable of hauling skyscraper-sized structures over solid ground? Ask Breanne Rohloff — she’s an engineer for NASA contractor […]