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STEM Ed North Carolina invites our followers and friends to celebrate and enjoy Women and Girls in Science on Super Bowl Sunday.February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and to celebrate we've highlighted some of the incredible, inspiring women working within the Australian space industry.๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿš€ ๐—ž๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—•๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น-๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ด, ๐—”๐˜‚๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—”๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒKatherine is the Director of Space Technology at the Australian Space Agency and has made history as the first Australian woman to be trained as an astronaut by an international space agency. The first Australian citizen to fly as a citizen of Australia, she began her training with the European Space Agency (ESA) in April 2023, and is due to complete training later this year. Explore Katherine's career:๐Ÿ“ก ๐——๐—ฟ ๐—ญ๐—ฎ๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ฎ ๐—˜๐˜€๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ, ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—”๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฎ ๐—˜๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟIn her role as Lead Antenna Engineer at Fleet Space Technologies, Zahra is also an antenna engineer for the Seven Sisters mission, an Australian lunar exploration mission supporting NASA's Artemis program. This program aims to learn more about the presence of water on the Moon, ahead of sending the first woman and next man to the moon and establishing a sustainable human presence. Explore Zahra's career: ... See MoreSee Less
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