Apparel Design Students Prepare to Fly with NASA
the reduced gravity aircraft.
The project, led by senior Karen Fiegen, along with apparel design professor Lucy Dunne, and students Mary Ellen
Berglund, Crystal Compton, Kira Erickson, and Jordyn Reich,
will explore ways to reduce sweat build-up in astronaut gloves with non-powered systems.
- READ: Design Students Reach for the Stars (Minnesota Daily)
They will bring their experiences back to Minnesota by sharing their experiences with middle school girls and introducing them to STEM careers through clothing design.
Watch for ongoing coverage of this project throughout the upcoming months.
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