NASA Astronaut Jessica Watkins, who became the first Black female to live and work on the International Space Station, spoke to students at Louisville Middle School about her journey to space. She shared her experiences and challenges, including her rigorous training and the importance of pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. She also discussed the significance of diversity and inclusion in the aerospace industry. Watkins hopes to inspire future generations to pursue their dreams and consider careers in space exploration.
Today: November 30, 2023