There are cool women in every corner of space science, doing amazing jobs that further our understanding of the universe and our place in it. Check out these features of women in real STEM jobs!
The PBS series “Makers” aired an episode along these lines, too, featuring women who’ve played a role in the U.S. space program since the days of Apollo. The episode, which is excellent, is free to watch on the Makers website.
Lady space explorers featured here so far:
Dr. Laurie Carrillo, ISS Thermal Design Engineer
Sarah Hargrove, Orion Software Engineer
Laura Beachy, ISS “ETHOS” Flight Controller
Dr. Jenny Whitten, Planetary Geologist
Eryn Beisner, Spacewalk Controller
Dr. Kristen John, Asteroid Explorer
Vivian Sun, Mars Explorer