Rocket Man

Three straight internships at NASA have given Michael Gutensohn ’18 real-world experience that’s out of this world.

Photo by Scott Cook Photo by Scott Cook

It’s a clear blue day at Kennedy Space Center as computer science major Michael Gutensohn ’18 examines the world’s most powerful deep-space propulsion system, one that will eventually launch astronauts aboard the Orion spacecraft on missions to Mars.

A moment later he’s miles away, floating above an equally impressive rocket, the SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Then it’s up to the roof of the Vehicle Assembly Building, just to enjoy the view.

Amazing what you can do these days without even leaving the office.

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Rocket Man