Mary Jackson

For Administrative Professionals Day, we’re honoring Mary Jackson, a woman who carved her own career path in engineering before switching roles to help others rise to the top.

Joan Brennecke

Today is Earth Day, and we’re celebrating the work of Dr. Joan Brennecke, who is researching ways to use ionic liquids to develop green processes.

Tessy Thomas

Inspired by the Apollo moon missions “missile woman” Tessy Thomas has always been fascinated with science and mathematics.

Kitty O’Brien Joyner

Before NASA, there was NACA and the first woman engineer hired at the agency was Kitty O’Brien Joyner.

Margaret Knight

Margaret Knight nearly didn’t get credit for an invention that changed the world: the first machine made to create flat bottomed paper bags.

Edith Clarke

Today, we’d like you to meet Edith Clarke, the first woman to be hired as an electrical engineer in the U.S.

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson is an aerospace engineer at NASA, and was the first African-American woman to get a PhD in engineering at Howard University.

Wanda M. Austin

Dr. Wanda M. Austin started at The Aerospace Corporation as an entry level engineer. Now she’s the president and CEO.

Andrea Mueller

Andrea Mueller has always loved racing, and now she’s a lead race engineer in NASCAR helping lead Team Penske to victory.

Judith Resnik

Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the tragic explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger which killed its seven crew members including mission specialist Judith Resnik.

Ashley Stroupe

Meet the first woman to drive on Mars, NASA’s Ashley Stroupe.

Susan Helms

Astronaut Susan Helms holds a record for the longest spacewalk at 8 hours and 56 minutes. Learn more about her NASA career in today’s episode.

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