• Question: what made you a master of rocket science

    Asked by 549satm47 to Hollie on 14 Mar 2018.
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      Hollie Heard answered on 14 Mar 2018:

      I studied a master of engineering, (MEng), degree in Aerospace Engineering, Astronautics and Space Technology, but that is a big mouthful so I like to say rocket science! It was what I always wanted to study from as young as I can remember as I was fascinated by space and how we could explore it further. I always used to watch sci-fi TV shows like Star Trek and films like Star Wars and imagine being able to build and live on spaceships like that and explore the universe. Now, I haven’t made it that far yet, but I might get to work on or see the first steps towards that soon if we send the first humans to Mars. I also knew it was a topic that would continually interest and challenge me and it definitely does that! Is space technology a type of engineering that interests you and you might want to do in the future?