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Virgin Galactic to Launch Rocket Women Sirisha Bandla & Beth Moses to Space

Rocket Women Sirisha Bandla & Beth Moses will be flying to space alongside Virgin Galactic Founder Sir. Richard Branson on the first fully crewed Virgin Galactic flight as Astronaut 004 & Astronaut 002! Sirisha and Beth will be two of the five astronauts launching to space onboard Virgin Galactic’s ‘VSS Unity’ spacecraft on the Unity …

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Raising Orbit x Rocket Women: Smiti Maini Dhami, Spacecraft Operations Engineer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnC-gvggVZw&t=63s At Rocket Women, we’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Raising Orbit to bring you an exciting series of inspirational video interviews with trailblazing women in space!  This month we’re delighted to feature Smiti Maini Dhami, a Spacecraft Operations Engineer at Telespazio Germany GmbH for EUMETSAT. By Dharani Thangavelu On September 24th 2014 India …

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Meet A Rocket Woman: Dr Sonali Mohapatra, Space Quantum Technologies Developer, Craft Prospect

by Mansi Joshi Rocket Women were thrilled to have the chance to talk to Dr. Sonali Mohapatra about her research in quantum technologies for space, how she was inspired to pursue her academic path and the piece of advice that she would give to herself if she could go back in time! What do you …

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Meet A Rocket Woman: Dr. Ryan Watkins, Research Scientist, Planetary Science Institute & Consultant, Blue Origin

In her own words, Dr Ryan Watkins has never let anyone tell her to dream smaller. As a Research Scientist, Consultant to Blue Origin’s Blue Moon program and an advocate for mothers in science, she is an inspiration to the next generation and a leading figure in working to get humans back to the Moon. Ryan talked …

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Meet A Rocket Woman: Dr. Sian Proctor, Geoscientist, Analogue Astronaut & Science Communicator

Dr Sian Proctor is an American explorer, an analogue astronaut, a Geoscientist and a science communicator. Dr. Proctor is a Geology, Sustainability and Planetary Science professor at South Mountain Community College. She was the education outreach officer for the first Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) Mission, a NASA funded analog mission for human spaceflight to Mars …

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Rocket Women Featured In Dutch Lesson Series

Rocket Women are thrilled to be involved in an educational Dutch lesson series – titled “Travel to a black hole” featuring Rocket Women Founder Vinita Marwaha Madill, developed by Leiden University.  We’re so excited that the lesson has been shown in schools across the Netherlands beginning late last year and aims to inspire and inform …

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The Brooke Owens Fellowship Program

The Brooke Owens fellowship program is a fellowship and internship program created to honor the memory of space pioneer and pilot Dawn Brooke Owens. It was developed with the aim of inspiring and supporting extraordinary young women and gender minorities who aspire to rock the space industry and become leaders of tomorrow. “The Brooke Owens …

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