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The Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles and Directed Energy Directorates volunteered in assisting with the “Discover STEM” week Feb. 11-15 at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History in Albuquerque. Presenters talked to students about their careers in science, engineering, technology and mathematics, and what motivated them to become scientists. Diana Loree and Capt. Katrina Schweiker show and demonstrate laser and high-power microwave technologies to local students. High-power microwaves counter-electronics protect assets and deter aggressors with non-lethal technology. Lasers enable precision accuracy with long-range strike capabilities at the speed of light.

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