Above: Seven MIT undergraduate externs and nine alumni celebrated 150 years of MIT and a Toast to IAP at a gathering at NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center (GSFC) on January 19, 2011. During lunch, students got to talk about their life at MIT, their externship projects at GSFC, and the best and worst things about life at MIT. The alums introduced themselves and told about their favorite IAP experiences. From left: Alex Mason '12; Ben Shaibu '14; Aprille Ericsson-Jackson '86; Alice Liu PhD '03; Amil Patel SM '04, PhD '10; Daesun Yim '14; Russell Roder '01; Lance Wall '11; Ijeoma Emeagwali '12; Jeffrey Livas '81, PhD '87; Melissa Kornspan '14; Carl Wales '76, OCE '82, SM '82; Tupper Hyde '88, PhD '96; Mahmooda Sultana PhD '10; Max St. John '12; and John Van Eepoel SM '03.
Above: Five MIT externs toured the immersive 3-D display Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE) in Building 28 at NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center on January 19, 2011. From left: Daesun Yim '14, Alex Mason '12, Max St. John '12, John Van Eepoel SM '03, Melissa Kornspan '14, and Ijeoma Emeagwali '12.