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S: Kimberly Hambuchen

BC: I would like to thank Kimberly Hambuchen, Ms. Newton and my mom because they helped me a lot on this project.

FC: Kimberly Hambuchen by Natalie Fort January 4, 2012

1: Birth Certificate

2: Timeline

4: "Don't be Afraid | Kimberly Hambuchen the Aeronautics Engineer was born and raised in Conway, Arkansas and now is a 37 year-old woman that lives in Houston, Texas. She enjoys making jewelry, lying on the beach and renovating her house. Hambuchen became an Aeronautics Engineer by not actually choosing robotics, but falling in to robotics. She was interested in image processing on both sides, which led her to a to a computer vision class In the class she learned about robotics and how computer vision let robots see, which also let them learn.

5: She became involved in her university’s humanoid robotics lab through an independent study. Then decided to remain with robotics during her graduate school years. After that class she wanted to get a Master‘s degree in robotics. Her advisor informed her to apply for a graduate fellowship with NASA. When she got out of grad school, an opportunity opened up in 2004, and now she in a federal employee at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. She went collage at Vanderbilt University and got a NASA Graduate Student Resarchers Program Fellowship award. In 2002 she got a P.E.O. Esther Garret Edgarton Scholar Award. Hambuchen’s main project that is the Humanoid –Robot Systems project that is part of the Exploration Technology and Development Program. Hambuchen works with engineering colleagues who design, and operate human-assistant robotics at the Johnson Space Center, Her colleagues at Ames Research Center and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory who build other types of robots. Hambuchen's Father, a dentist, and Mother did not push her in any direction, but all ways encouraged her to do what enjoyed most. After interviewing Kimberly Hambuchen one thing always says is “Don’t be afraid of failure”. | of failure"

6: Interseting facts

7: Here lies Kimberly Hambuchen "Don't be afraid of failure" 1979-????

8: Interesting facts | Hambuchen fell into robotics rather choosing it. | Her father is a dentist just like my father! | She wanted to go to Med school but was convinsed to take a robotics class. | Hambuchen has been working at the Johnson Space Center for six years

9: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/robotics/careercorner/Kimberly_Hambuchen.html http://www.nasa.gov/50th/50th_magazine/futureLeaders.html http://www.501lifemag.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1016&Itemid=12 ] | Bibliography | Pictures | http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/276096main_futureLeaders-05.jpg http://www.501lifemag.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1016&Itemid=12 http://www.501lifemag.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1016&Itemid=12 http://damyantiwrites.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/hourglass-icon.jpg

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