Posts Tagged "Christy Hansen"

You are unique!

By Christy Hansen :: Girls Can Do at Benaroya Hall, 2014… I was there! What brought me there was a Girls Can Do Anything attitude – a philosophy that  is right up my alley! I can’t remember the last time I met such an amazing group of women. It was a whirl-wind tour that still has me day dreaming about the wonderful people I met and the innovative thinking  that was demonstrated. I feel…

Would you walk in Space or the South Pole?

By Karen Clark Cole ::  Would you walk in Space or at the South Pole? If you are Christy Hansen, you would choose both! As a NASA engineer, Christy has not only trained astronauts how to walk in space, but also taught them how to assemble and repair hardware on the space station and the Hubble space telescope. While working on Operation IceBridge, Christy flies around in NASA’s P-3B airborne laboratory, gathering geophysical data at Earth’s…

Meet Operation IceBridge Project Manager Christy Hansen

By Mark Buesing from PolarTREC Journal 2013 :: My sister wrote and asked ‘Where are all the women scientists?’ And she’s right to ask. The simple fact is that there aren’t enough. Below is my interview with Operation IceBridge project manager Christy Hansen. She is the lone female flying with the science team right now. There are lots of female scientists and engineers at NASA, but there probably aren’t enough.…

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