Spacewalk inspires Honeywell engineers to break the glass orbit

Spacewalk inspires Honeywell engineers to break the glass orbit

 October 18, 2019

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Honeywell women engineers who work in the aerospace industry say that the all-female spacewalk will continue to inspire future generations of women.

Hear from Honeywell Senior Technical Manager Sherry Atkins, Software Engineer Cinthya Tang, and Senior Research and Development Scientist, Amanda Childers.

All-female spacewalk inspires STEM careers

The all-female spacewalk occurred on October 2019 after originally being canceled from earlier in March because of a lack of spacesuits that could fit the women at the same time.

The event highlighted and reinforced the critical importance of women pursuing careers in Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM).

NASA explained the mission for the space walk was for astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir to “replace a power controller that failed ...”

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