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Mark Legassie

Mr. Mark Legassie

Mark Legassie


Mr. Legassie was a software testing engineer with Raytheon working at the Spitzer Science Center when he participated on two of Dr. Rebull's teams.




  • It brought tears to my eyes to see how proud the kids were as they presented their discoveries at AAS.

  • I kept wishing this program had been available when I was a kid. Wanting to be a scientist, I had no role model or support and never pursued it.

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