Space4U Podcast

Space4U Podcast: Kevin DeBruin — The Fit Rocket Scientist

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

In this episode:

We meet Kevin DeBruin, a space educator who brings space down to Earth for all of us in a creative and entertaining way. A former NASA JPL rocket scientist, Kevin is also the author of To NASA and Beyond: Perseverance to Achieve the Impossible, a TEDx speaker, American Ninja Warrior, and CuriosityStream’s brand ambassador for all things space and science.

Kevin shares with us the obstacles he faced as a student, including struggles with mathematics. He tells us about securing his dream job working with NASA, and why he left after discovering a passion for teaching and inspiring others about space. Kevin tells about his techniques for bringing space down to Earth and making the learning process fun and engaging. He also shares a little about his time competing as an American Ninja Warrior.

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Kevin J. DeBruin
Hello. I am Colleen Kiernan with the Space Foundation and you're listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the amazing people who make today's space exploration possible. Today. We are joined by Kevin J. DeBruin. Kevin is a space educator. He brings space down…
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