Annie Easley: NASA Energy Programs

Annie Easley

Image Credit: By NASA Science and Engineering Newsletter – Fagowees, Public Domain,

Annie Easley worked at NACA and NASA for over 34 years. She developed and implemented programs solving energy problems that have led to the foundation of technology used in launches of space shuttles and satellites.

Analysing alternative power technologies, including solar and wind sources, her work not only impacted the space program, but it was also used to improve energy conservation in commercial systems.

Classroom Ideas

History. Read sections of the transcript of Annie’s interview and present on aspects. How have things changed since her time working in computing?


This work was supported by the Institute of Coding, which is supported by the Office for Students (OfS).

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