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NASA photo At top is SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft, which Huwe helped design parts for, grappled by the International Space Station's Canadarm2 on Oct. 10, 2012.

Reaching for the stars; Perham grad launches a career in rockets

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Ethan Huwe has launched a career that's out of this world.

The 2006 Perham High School graduate went on to attend MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and now works for SpaceX, a California company that is paving the way for privatized space exploration.


The company made history in May when, as a part of a contract with NASA, it sent the first commercial spacecraft to attach to the International Space Station, drop off supplies, and return safely to Earth.

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