Since the beginning of the space race, the Energy Department and its National Labs have been supplying the space power systems and instruments that make missions across our solar system, and the discoveries they uncover, possible.
Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall recently traveled to Alaska, where she met with STEM students, toured an Arctic natural gas project, and met with other officials to discuss liquefied natural gas export projects.
Peter Thelin is a one-of-a-kind optics specialist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. From telescopes to lasers, he is one of the last people on the planet who can polish precision optics by hand. He even contributed to the preservation of the statue of David.