Women's Forum Asia 19

Sep 19 | 16:50 - 17:35

Ask us the moon: Extraordinary women in space

Room: Padang Room


Fifty years on from the first moon landing, we have not yet gotten further. NASA and SpaceX are planning missions to Mars, and these endeavors to make humans a space-faring civilization requires diverse perspectives and equal representation to drive innovation as we venture out into the solar system. Yet much more work to be done to diversify the scientific community and STEM occupations. Let’s listen to the extraordinary stories and refection of women who are rewriting the history of astronomy and space.