Abby Lacson participating in a simulation, maneuvering the Canadarm 2 around the ISS through an assortment of screens

Space Science

Secondary - Adult

Abby Lacson: The Roadmap to Finding a Career in Astronomy

How does one become an astronaut? In this episode of Root & STEM podcast, Sofia Osborne, a writer and audio producer based in B.C., interviews junior space operations engineer, Abby Lacson, about the path to becoming an astronaut and her professional experiences working with MDA Space, participating in Air Cadets, and pursuing her education in engineering. Abby offers advice to aspiring astronauts and shares her views on the importance of representation.

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