ESP Biography

KRISTINA ANDREYEVA, Mechanical Engineering student who loves space

Major: Mechanical Engineering

College/Employer: Columbia University

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Born in Kransodar, Russia, raised in San Francisco, California, she grew up reading adventure books and training as a figure skater. Little Kristina never imagined that she will find one of her passions in engineering - but here she is, now studying Mechanical Engineering and participating in various technical projects! Kristina is excited about everything that flies in atmosphere and in space and believes that space exploration is a necessary next step for the humanity!

Past Classes

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E363: Engineering in Space in Splash Spring 2016 (Mar. 12, 2016)
Micro-Gravity, low temperatures, flying debris, and other charactristics of being in space create a very unique, extreme, yet fascinating environment for engineers to work in. In this course you will find out about existing challenges of this extreme environment, learn about our designs of space tools such as asteroid anchors, and brainstorm your own! Tentative: materials used by a former astronaut for his class may be referred to.