Women In Space

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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Rocket Women Announces Partnership With Women In Space 2019

Rocket Women are excited to announce our partnership with Women In Space Conference 2019! Women In Space 2019 will be an amazing event for ‘scientists and engineers to showcase their work in the field of space and planetary science’. The conference aims to highlight ‘the achievements of women and non-binary researchers, while offering an opportunity to discuss, challenge, network, and …

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Natalie Gogins working in NASA Mission Control Center at the CRONUS Console

Meet The NASA Rocket Women That Kept The Space Station Flying During Hurricane Harvey: Part 4

In a special four-part feature Rocket Women are highlighting the untold stories of the dedicated Orbit1 team. NASA’s Orbit1 team remained in Mission Control at NASA Johnson Space Center to tirelessly battle Hurricane Harvey, keeping the space station flying and the astronauts safe onboard. These amazing individuals slept in Mission Control for days through the hurricane, maintaining communication and support from the ground to the …

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Jessica Tramaglini on-console in NASA's Mission Control Center [Copyright: NASA, Photographer: Bill Stafford]

Meet The NASA Rocket Women That Kept The Space Station Flying During Hurricane Harvey: Part 2

In a special four-part feature, Rocket Women are highlighting the untold stories of the dedicated Orbit1 team that remained in Mission Control at NASA Johnson Space Center to tirelessly battle Hurricane Harvey, keeping the space station flying and the astronauts onboard safe. These resilient individuals slept in Mission Control for days through the hurricane, maintaining communication and support from the ground …

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Sravanthi Sinha [Holberton School]

Meet A Rocket Woman: Sravanthi Sinha, Intern, NASA Frontier Development Lab

In her own words, Sravanthi Sinha has only ever been limited by her imagination. Sravanthi’s inspirational journey began in India before moving to the USA. After attending Holberton School, an alternative to college training software engineers, she was accepted in an internship at the NASA Frontier Development Lab. The NASA lab is aimed at developing new …

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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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Two New Scholarships Available For Women In STEM

Do you want to be the next Helen Sharman, Kate Rubins or Sally Ride? Then here are two new scholarships available you should consider! Brooke Owens Fellowship Program The Brooke Owens Fellowship Program was created to honour “the legacy of a beloved space industry pioneer and accomplished pilot, Dawn Brooke Owens (1980 – 2016), the Brooke Owens Fellowship Program is …

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Inspirational Women Of NASA Lego Set [Lego Ideas]

Let’s Make This Inspirational Women Of NASA Lego Set A Reality

Katherine Johnson, Sally Ride, Margaret Hamilton, Nancy Grace Roman, Mae Jeminson. These five names of women at NASA, although unfamiliar to the public at present, will hopefully soon be immortalised and their trailblazing stories used to inspire the next generation. A fantastic LEGO “Women Of NASA” set featuring the two astronauts, Sally Ride and Mae …

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Anima suited up wearing a Final Frontier Design Spacesuit for a suborbital flight on the XCOR LYNX spacecraft simulator

Meet A Rocket Woman: Anima Patil-Sabale, NASA

Anima Patil-Sabale is on a mission to be an astronaut. She is based at NASA’s Johnson Space Center where she manages the Orion Spacecraft Simulations Lab. Prior to this, she worked on NASA’s Kepler Mission and in NASA’s Intelligent Systems Division and has 14 years of experience in the software industry. Anima was selected as Commander for …

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