Acknowledged by Forbes Magazine as one of the world’s youngest and most impactful individuals in the field of science, Kenny leads projects of critical national and international importance. For example, he is responsible for protecting satellites from physical and cyber threats.Kenny has worked with NASA since he was 16 years old and now champions the importance of getting young people involved with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) as early as possible.
Thank you to those of you who submitted questions for Dr Kenny. There were lots to choose from, but here are the questions he answered:
enigmatic_imagination:do you believe that the billions being used on space exploration is well spent, rather than it being used on the economic problems we have here on Earth? If so, why?
contemplative_signature: how were you encouraged to participate and work in NASA to emphasise the importance of getting young people involved with STEM?
quickwitted_tamarind: what problems did you face on your career path and how did you stay focused when these times came? Secondly, How has technology changed over time in your current job?
calm_starfish: if I read one book about space in my life, which one would you recommend?
Well done to enigmatic_imagination, contemplative_signature, quickwitted_tamarind and calm_starfish who have each been awarded 3 stars for their questions!
Over to you!
- Is there anything you will do differently after hearing Dr Kenny’s answers?
- What have you learned from Dr Kenny?
- What’s your response to Dr Kenny’s answers? For example, do you feel inspired to do something? Or would you like to reply to him?
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