Natalie is a Rocket Scientist and Explorer. Extraordinary experiences have shaped her dreams of becoming an astronaut; whether learning to fly, driving a solar-powered car across North America, or building space robotics. Natalie was recently named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network, a Forbes 30 under 30 2015, and “a vocal advocate for women in technology” by The Financial Post. Dare to achieve the impossible!
This article is a great read on the European Space Agency’s ExoMars rover program. The rover is scheduled to launch in 2020, with a Canadian built chassis and locomotion system: essentially the frame of the rover with its legs, wheels, motors, and sensors that allow it to deploy, drive, and steer on Mars. The article shows a cool video of one of the prototypes used for testing, as well as a time lapse… Read More
A quick note to all the young people out there passionate about the world, whom are curious, whom might be interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math: I want to talk about something that has been on my mind for the past few weeks. A friend recently reached out to see if I would connect with an amazing young woman pursuing a love for space and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)…. Read More
Krystle Wright is one of my favorite adventure photographers – her collection of work is equal parts spectacular and inspiring. Her latest film in collaboration with Outdoor Research – Where The Wild Things Play – is no exception. Spend four minutes indulging in this homage to all the badass, adventurous ladies we know!! [Video Still: Krystle Wright]