STEM careers in aerospace development

As part of the work of the World Space Week 2019 and with the support of the W-STEM project, on October 7, there was a conference at the Centro Univesitario de Ciencias Exactas e Ingenierías (CUCEI), by Mtra. Aurea Carolina Gallardo Patiño, who gave the conference “Mexican Space Technology towards the Moon”, about how STEM careers are necessary in aerospace development.

Gallardo, who has a master’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering and Space Technology and another in Astronautics and Space Engineering, has collaborated with NASA and the Mexican Space Agency, shared her experiences with CUCEI students, in order to motivate students to continue their studies in STEM careers, and emphasizing that there are many opportunities for these careers within the aerospace field.