STEM

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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Pocketful of Sunshine [Svaha USA]

The Rise of STEM Fashion

Dare Mighty Things – Rachael Dress & T-Shirt [Svaha USA] When you visit Svaha’s website you might be drawn to their ode to NASA Perseverance – a ‘Dare Mighty Things’ parachute pocket-dress or perhaps, their ‘Constellations Glow in the Dark’ pocket-dress or even just the fact that their dresses have pockets at all. Quite shockingly, …

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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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Olay Launches ‘Make Space For Women’ Super Bowl Ad

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events in the world. It’s iconic games have frequently been amongst the most watched television broadcasts in the United States, with Super Bowl commercials shown during the games reaching millions of viewers (Super Bowl 2019 viewing figures were a reported staggering 149 million!). Olay the skin …

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Kavya Manyapu working on the Boeing commercial crew Starliner vehicle [Credit: Kavya Manyapu / Boeing]

Meet A Rocket Woman: Kavya Manyapu, Flight Crew Operations and Test Engineer – CST-100 Starliner Spacecraft, The Boeing Company

Dr. Kavya K. Manyapu is truly a Rocket Woman. At The Boeing Company, she is focused on developing the next generation human-rated spacecraft – the CST-100 Starliner. Starliner is scheduled to launch astronauts to the International Space Station over the coming year through NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. As the Starliner Spacesuit Lead, Kavya designs and …

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Rocket Women Launches Apparel To Support Scholarship

We’re thrilled to announce that Rocket Women have launched a line of apparel designs (for babies, kids and adults) featuring our brand new logo by the amazing Marka Design! Part of the proceeds from the apparel will go towards a scholarship for young women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths). Our t-shirts, sweatshirts, stickers, tote bags …

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Dr. Chiara Mingarelli [Image: Flatiron Institute]

Meet A Rocket Woman: Dr. Chiara Mingarelli, Astrophysicist, Flatiron Institute

Rocket Women are thrilled to feature astrophysicist and trailblazing role model Dr.Chiara Mingarelli. Chiara tells Rocket Women about how she was inspired as a child by Eve Curie’s biography of her mother, Marie Curie, the importance of supporting those marginalized in STEM and giving a talk to Jeff Bezos at the Amazon MARS event! Tell me about your …

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Kristen Facciol, Robotics Flight Controller, Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 – Meet A Rocket Woman: Kristen Facciol, Robotics Flight Controller, Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Happy International Women’s Day 2018! On International Women’s Day, Rocket Women are celebrating the achievements of trailblazing women in space! This week we’re featuring Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Robotics Flight Controller Kristen Facciol! Growing up in Canada, Kristen was inspired by the achievements of Canadian astronauts Roberta Bondar and Julie Payette and always hoped that she could be …

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Canadian Space Agency - Girls In Science (Copyright: Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

UN International Day of Women & Girls In Science 2018: Inspiring The Next Generation

It’s The International Day of Women and Girls in Science! The possibilities of careers in space are endless! What are YOU going to be? For an overview: https://t.co/utzrEBGJIU. pic.twitter.com/83rQx4vfQP — CanadianSpaceAgency (@csa_asc) February 11, 2018 The 11th of February marks the United Nations International Day of Women In Science, a day celebrating the achievements of trailblazing …

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Dr. Niamh Shaw

Meet A Rocket Woman: Niamh Shaw, Space Communicator, Artist & Engineer

Dr. Niamh Shaw has dreamt of becoming an astronaut since she was a child and is actively making steps towards achieving her goal. She tells Rocket Women about realising that her passion involved combining science and the arts, ultimately leading her to create international theatre shows and outreach to ensure that the public are brought along and …

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