Two-Time NASA Intern and Psychology Major Nicole Schoenstein Shares Her Space Odyssey

Over the last few months, Nicole Schoenstein has flown a T-38 simulator (where astronauts train), sat inside an Orion spacecraft mockup, met the second person to walk on the moon (New Jerseyan Buzz Aldrin), tested exercise equipment used by astronauts in space, tasted a half dozen potential space foods and rode in the chariot lunar truck at the Planetary Analog Site, which is a multi-acre testing ground that mimics the surface of other planets.

Schoenstein, of Mays Landing, goes by the name @OdysseyofSpace on Twitter, which couldn’t be any more fitting for the senior Psychology major who spent the summer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas as an intern and is back for a second internship this fall. She joined Twitter to chronicle her NASA journey.

Date: 06/25/2015 Location: Bldg. 8, Room 183 Subject: Executive Portraits of 2015 Summer Interns & Co-ops - NICOLE SCHOENSTEIN Photographer:Allison Bills

Photo Credit: Allison Bills

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