NASA Pumpkin Carving

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California employs hundreds of engineers, and when they’re not working around this time, they’re busing carving pumpkins. That’s right, each year they compete in an ‘unofficial’ pumpkin carving contest to showcase their creativity “I don’t think, even at the time, they appreciated just how seriously our engineers were going to take it,” said NASA mechanical engineer Mike Meacham. Continue reading for more.

NASA Pumpkin Carving
NASA Pumpkin Carving
NASA Pumpkin Carving
NASA Pumpkin Carving
NASA Pumpkin Carving

“The only limits were their imaginations, with three simple rules: The rules are simple: no planning, carving or competing during work hours. ‘They do it all in their own time,’ said Meacham, who’s co-running the competition this year. ‘They go home, use their own resources, plan it out, and all we give them is a pumpkin,'” according to Bored Panda