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Britain's First Astronaut -Helen Sharman Landing After Her 8-Day Mission [The Guardian]

Rocket Women Featured In BBC’s Women With The Right Stuff

In 1961 Wally Funk undertook secret tests to become an astronaut in the USA. A full twenty-two years before Sally Ride became the first American Woman in Space. She, along with 12 other female pilots, passed the tough rigorous physical tests to become an unofficial member of the ‘Mercury 13’ – the US women who …

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Rocket Women Featured By Ladies Learning Code

We’re happy to announce that Rocket Women has recently been featured by the fantastic Ladies Learning Code, discussing The Power of Confidence! “At Ladies Learning Code, we’re committed to closing the gender gap in technology by teaching women through beginner friendly programs that provide practical tech skills and arguably something even more important — confidence. Whether it’s building …

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Rocket Women Is Celebrating World Space Week With Little Green Radicals [Little Green Radicals]

Rocket Women Celebrates World Space Week

We’re excited to announce that Rocket Women has partnered with Little Green Radicals to celebrate World Space Week 2016 (4-10th October), a global event supported by the United Nations! Little Green Radicals are a London-based, organic and fair trade clothing company with a fantastic “rocket to the stars” line that we love! The line is mainly unisex, …

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Truly honoured to meet the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Representing Rocket Women In Discussion With The Prime Minister Of Canada

I was truly honoured to represent Rocket Women at the beginning of this month in Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, during an intimate round table discussion with Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minster of Canada, and Instagram COO Marne Levine at Parliament Hill. This amazing opportunity came about through an education campaign with the Prime …

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SPACEUP:UK 3-4th June, 2016 in London, UK

Rocket Women Announces Partnership With SPACEUP:UK

If you’re in the UK and looking to learn about the space industry, look no further than SPACEUP:UK 2016. This ‘unconference’ taking place on 3-4th June at King’s College London is a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded people and discuss fascinating topics including human spaceflight, exploration, satellites and space tourism. An “unconference”, also means that the attendees partly decide the …

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Featured On The Prime Minister Of Canada's Instagram Account

Honoured To Be Featured On The Prime Minister of Canada’s Instagram Account

I’m truly honoured to be featured on the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau‘s Instagram account discussing the importance of education. I hope it inspires others to follow their dreams and aspirations! ‘Gaining an education in physics and engineering has allowed me to follow my dreams and work in the space industry, specifically on human …

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Rocket Women Featured In IDEAxME!

I’m honoured to be interviewed by IDEAxME! in their recent feature titled, “The Future Astronaut Who Wants To Use The Power of Successful Women In Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths To Inspire Girls.” “IDEAxME! interviews Vinita Marwaha Madill. Vinita is a STEM advocate and founder of Rocket Women. She is currently working as an independent consultant, …

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Space Innovation Congress, London, UK

Rocket Women Announces Partnership With The Space Innovation Congress

Rocket Women is excited to announce our partnership with the Space Innovation Congress, taking place on 7-8th April 2016 in London, UK. The congress will bring together the brightest international minds in space to discuss innovative advancements in space technology and how these are being applied to many industry verticals. With over 80 confirmed speakers including international astronauts, commercial …

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Vinita Marwaha Madill installing and developing the astronaut procedures for EML (Electromagnetic Levitator) using the training model at the European Astronaut Centre

Inspiring Women To Reach For The Stars In Silicon Republic

Rocket Women is honoured to be featured by Ireland’s biggest science and technology news website, Silicon Republic. The article is part of their ‘Women Invent’ series, which highlights and profiles women in STEM, aiming to encourage young women to be more aware of STEM and pursue careers in it. Here’s an excerpt from the article in which I …

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