Carol “Bird Song” Harrison is a a quality assurance specialist (QAS) working in the Mission Assurance Branch at NASA’s Langley Research Center. She has degrees in mechanical technology and mechanical engineering. After graduating from the NASA Apprentice Program in 1992, she worked as a wind tunnel technician for 29 years. She now is enjoying a career change as a QAS. She is a member of the Cheroenhaka Nottoway Indian Tribe of Southampton, Virginia.
In this photo, she is standing next to the Coordinate Measurement Machine) she was using to measure “the table for fixturing the backplate for the new Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit spacesuit that is being designed and tested by NASA to support the 2024 mission to put the first woman and the next man on the surface of the moon.”
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Image Credit: Courtesy of Pete Veneris