NASA Astronaut Karen Nyberg in the cupola module on the International Space Station (ISS). She has a degree in mechanical engineering and her studies centered on human thermoregulation and experimental metabolic testing and control, and focusing on the control of thermal neutrality in space suits.

UN Celebrates Girls And Women In Science

Only 15% of engineering degree applicants in the UK are girls and 9% of the UK engineering workforce are female. That’s right, it’s in the single digits! Having carried out physics and engineering degrees in the UK, this statistic pains me. Relatedly, physics is the 3rd most popular A-level for boys but only the 19th for girls. Half …

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