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National Engineers Week: The Week That Is...

February 22, 2012

It's National Engineers Week--here's a look at three innovators in the field who were honored by Drexel with the Science and Engineering Award: Portia Isaacson, a female pioneer in the computer industry; Jacques Piccard, a Swiss oceanographer whose father Auguste Piccard was the inventor of the first bathyscaph FNRS-2; and Wernher von Braun, a NASA aerospace engineer who helped to land the first man on the moon with Apollo 11! If you didn't have the chance to read Martha Cornog's blog posts 2 years ago, then you'll want to check out these amazing individuals who have helped to impact our world with their revolutionary contributions. Celebrating Engineers: Drexel's Egg-ceptional Golden Anniversary Portia Isaacson: Engineers Week in history: the first personal computer store in Texas Jacques Piccard: Engineers Week continues: Celestial Space and Eternal Darkness Wernher von Braun: Engineers week concludes with a bang.
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