Posted at: 05/24/2013 11:56 AM
Updated at: 05/24/2013 12:11 PM
Some Webster middle school students got an out-of-this-world visit at school Friday morning.
Eighth grade students at Spry Middle School actually got to talk with a NASA employee this morning. Eric Blood graduated from Webster Thomas High School and now works for NASA in California.
He stopped by the middle school to inspire the kids. “I can remember being here and I love what I do so I hope I can drive some kids to keep on going. When I was in eighth grade, I never thought about working at NASA on the Mars program, I never thought I could and I just want to share my experience because it's helpful to let them know that this is very doable.":
Blood is part of NASA's mars science laboratory surface development and operations team in Pasadena.