‘A rare achievement’: Australia’s first feminine astronaut

Australian house company head Enrico Palermo says after greater than a 12 months of a “rigorous” choice course of, Dr. Meganne Christian has been shortlisted to turn out to be Australia’s first feminine astronaut.

Mr Palermo informed Sky Information Australia the outcome was an “extraordinary achievement” which demonstrates that “something is feasible”.

“She can have a consultancy contract with the European Area Company, the place she’s going to endure annual coaching and can basically be on a call-up checklist for potential missions that match her explicit space of ​​experience as a scientist.

“It is extremely inspiring to know there are alternatives like this.”