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Nov. 24, 2010

Dream Job: Lunar Geologist

by Leslie Taylor

Video by NASAexplorer

In this video by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Noah Petro talks about his career as a NASA planetary geologist who studies the surface of airless bodies in space, primarily focusing on the moon. Noah talks about how he first became interested in science, and how he combined his curiosity about rocks with his love of space to pursue a career as a NASA researcher.

About Leslie Taylor

Leslie is Science Friday’s Web editor. She has a background in oceanography and is passionate about getting non-scientists and young people to realize how cool science can be.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Science Friday.

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