Carie Lemack is the cofounder and CEO of DreamUp, the first company to bring space-related STEM training into classrooms, and to bring student-designed experiments into space, on board the ISS. A former national security policy expert/advocate and the producer of an Academy Award-nominated film, Lemack is a proud supporter of all students reaching for the stars.
Carie Lemack attended Space Camp in Alabama no fewer than four times as a young person, so it’s no wonder that as an adult she is busy trying to send students’ research projects into space.
“My mom used to call me her space cadet,” said Lemack, who recently moved her space-based education DreamUp public benefits corporation to Boulder from Washington, D.C.
If you want to capture the attention of the next generation of scientists, try captivating them with the wonders of space. Connect what they do on the ground to what happens above Earth. Give them something tangible — a way to experiment — that transforms theory into practice. Aspiring scientists need to know that they have a stake in their nation’s space programs.
Dataversity: 2019: A New Year of Space Research and Analyzing Data
Space.com: Space and the ‘Breath of Art’: How Out-of-This-World STEM Education Is Transforming Schools
Dataversity: Using Data to Make Better Decisions
Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls: Meet CASIS and Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge Winner — Adia and Carie from Team Rocket
Space.com: Students Send Human spit, Baby Teeth and More to Space … for Science
Upward: DreamUp Launches Learning into Orbit
Smithsonian.com: If Humans Want To Colonize other Planets, We Need To Perfect Space Cuisine
Space.com: The March of Women: A Giant Leap for Humanity (Op-Ed)
Space.com: Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Cosmos’ Sets an Example for Science Educators (Op-Ed)
Orlando Sentinel: Scientific research benefiting from more rocket launches, companies
Space.Com: Blue Origin’s Test Flight This Week Included Medical Tech, Student Experiments
Baltimore Sun: Domino Sugar is heading to space as part of interactive science project
SpaceRef: NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 1 December 2017
Space.com: Incite Wonder and Inspire Your Kids by Giving the Gift of Science (Op-Ed)
Space.com: Lights! Camera! Science! Why Hollywood Should Focus on Real Space Stories (Op-Ed)
SpaceNews: Australia and America: United for a New Space Age
eldiario.es: Cientos de experimentos escolares viajan al espacio gracias a estos soñadores
STEM Connector: From STEM to Stern – A New Era for Space-Based Research aboard the ISS
Dataversity: The Language of Data: The Voice of a New Era of Space-Based Research
Space.com: To Inspire Future Space Travelers, Bring Space-Based Research to Schools
Yahoo News: Australia and America: A Partnership for the Space Age
Dataversity: Reviving Data-Centric Areas in Houston and Florida
SpaceNews: America, we have a problem: Helping Houston and the space economy
Entrepreneur: 5 Fascinating Edtech Companies From National Education Week