MiMi Aung, a lead engineer on the Mars helicopter Ingenuity, described its first flight on the crimson planet earlier this 12 months as “an unbelievable second”. However how can we encourage extra ladies and younger girls to pursue a profession in science and tech?
On the Sky Information Day by day podcast, Dermot Murnaghan is joined by MiMi and Professor Catherine Heymans, the primary feminine Astronomer Royal for Scotland.
Day by day podcast crew:
Podcast producer – Annie Joyce
Podcast producer – Nicola Eyers
Podcast producer – Rosetta Fourlagawo
Interviews producer – Tatiana Alderson
Archive – Simon Windsor
Archive – Rob Fellowes
Archive – Nelly Stefanova
Music – Steven Wheeler