#STEM education and inspiration for the next generation.
Judith Resnik, one of NASA’s first 6 female astronauts, was born #OTD in 1949. Resnik, an electrical engineer, is shown aboard shuttle Discovery in 1984. She was among 7 crew members killed in the Challenger disaster in 1986. #NASAwomen #WomenInSTEM
In Sally Ride Science Junior Academy summer workshop "Leadership in the Digital Age," students will explore the impact of social media & technology on leadership in today’s world. See all #SRSJA workshops for grades 4-12: Early-bird discount code: SRSJA15
Thanks to @StoryTimeSpace , cooped-up kids can watch videos of astronauts @Space_Station reading inspiring children’s books. @Astro_Kate7 Rubins is shown reading “Rosie Revere, Engineer.” A project of Global Space Education Foundation: #LearnAtHome
We are saddened to hear of the death of astrophysicist Margaret Burbidge, who made landmark discoveries about the cosmos while blazing trails for #WomenInScience . Burbidge, a native of England, taught for many years @UCSanDiego . She was 100. #WomenInSTEM
Congratulations to Italy's Samantha Cristoforetti! She has set a new record for longest stay in space by a woman.
Teacher Christa McAuliffe, who died in shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, had planned to conduct several science lessons in space. Now and have completed 4 of her lessons and made them available to educators: #STEM #WomenInSTEM
As the first woman to work in #NASA ’s Mission Control, Frances "Poppy" Northcutt endured harassment and pay discrimination. Her experiences prompted a lifetime of activism. @HoustonChron #WomenInScience #WomenInSTEM