Splash at Northwestern: Winter Splash February 26th, 2023


NU Splash Biography

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JOHN KAPAUN, Northwestern Senior studying Mechanical Eng.




College: Northwestern University

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Year of Graduation: 2011

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am really interested in both aviation and space, and have worked at places like the Adler Planetarium in downtown Chicago and General Electric Aviation doing things related to these fields.



Past Classes

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E104: Near-Space Ballooning in Splash 2011 (Apr. 02, 2011)
You don't have to be in NASA to send things into space! Learn about a near-space ballooning project that the Adler Planetarium in downtown Chicago has been working on with middle school, high school, and college students to gather data about the atmosphere and give students hands-on experience with science, engineering, and problem solving.