In about 45 minutes, this embedded video will come to life with a live stream from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where researchers and staff are celebrating International Women's Day with a series of discussions about women in the space program.
There is several hours of programming planned. You can see the full schedule on the JPL Ustream page. The highlights:
At 11:10, there will be a panel, featuring four women who have led NASA missions as principal investigators, talking about their experiences. Later in the day, at 1:00, tune back in for a panel focused on inspiring career stories—how some truly amazing women at NASA found their way into the sciences and to the space program.
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