NASA has carried out its first all-female spacewalk, but hints of outdated thinking about women in space remain.
Marina Koren“But we’ve also brought women into the crews because of their brains. They come in, they bring different skills, they think of things differently. And by using their brains, they can overcome a lot of those physical challenges.”
Marina KorenWow. NASA gave SpaceX $5 million for a workplace review that included making sure employees were "following strict guidelines for federal contractors barring illegal drug use" after Elon Musk smoked weed on Joe Rogan's podcast politico.com/news/2019/10/1… from @jacqklimas
A Port Authority program has turned thousands of pieces of World Trade Center steel into memorials in all 50 states.
Marina Koren“I had it sitting on the table down in the meeting room and I had a big towel draped over it. I said, ‘Here’s a piece of the World Trade Center,’ and pulled the cover off it.” (from 2015)
India lost contact with its spacecraft just before touchdown. Why is it so hard to stick a lunar landing?
Marina KorenAn engineer told me that in order to land on the moon, a spacecraft has to go from a speed of thousands of miles per hour to nearly zero in about 15 minutes. "It’s actually like landing a missile."
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