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First African American Astronaut
As the first African American astronaut, Guion S. Bluford logged over 688 hours in space. He is now president of the Aerospace Technology Group.
World-Renowned Theoretical Physicist
Dr. Michio Kaku is an authority in Einstein's unified theory field, innovation, and "the future of the future.” He explores the science of tomorrow from computing power and AI to communication and genetics.
Inspiration for NYT Bestseller Sex on the Moon
Thad Roberts is a former NASA employee whose ethereal crime caper inspired the book Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History.
Academy Award Nominee for Hidden Figures
Allison Schroeder is a screenwriter and film producer known for Brooklyn Sound, Side Effects, and Hidden Figures, which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Poker Champion & Science Communicator
One of the most recognizable faces in professional poker, Liv Boeree empowers audiences to combine lessons from science, mathematics, game theory, algorithms and more to make better, more rational decisions in an uncertain world.
TED Speaker & Space Exploration Engineer
As a child, Nagin Cox had a dream of exploring space. And through incredible determination, a fighting spirit and a never-quit attitude, she has done just that. Cox has been a spacecraft operations engineer at NASA’s JPL for over 2 decades.
Named one of the top 50 minority women in science and engineering, Ericsson is the first African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in engineering from NASA’s Goddard Flight Center.
New York Times Bestselling Author of Rocket Girls
New York Times bestselling author Nathalia Holt enthuses audiences with her inspiring narratives of women who have defied the odds, broken barriers, and made history.
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