11 Jan 2023

Talking with NASA astronaut Dr Kate Rubins

From Summer Times, 10:10 am on 11 January 2023

NASA astronaut and microbiologist Dr Kate Rubins has been touring New Zealand taking part in a programme to promote STEM subjects. STEM is science, technology, engineering and math subjects, and the programe Stem in the community is run by Tauranga STEM Festival. Kate Rubins was the first person to successfully sequence DNA in space, and she's also responsible for designing the new suits astronauts will wear to the moon.

Astronaut Dr Kate Rubins

Astronaut Dr Kate Rubins Photo: NASA