Julie Bassler is leading the development of a robotic lander that will help NASA achieve its science and exploration goals on the moon.
Linda Bigonesse trains astronauts how to use the space shuttle's robotic arm.
Jessica Calhoun plans how robotic arms help assemble the space station.
Eileen Collins was the first female space shuttle commander. She commanded the shuttle team for STS-114.
Tristan Curry tested critical space shuttle flight hardware at NASA while a student in college.
Sandy Elam researches rocket engines that could be used on new NASA missions.
Kim Hambuchen develops computer software that helps robots think on their own.
Previously an art major, Amanda Hintz found her true calling on a visit to the world's longest mountain range.
Life and science go on in and around Lake Pontchartrain.
When astronauts are launched into space, it's important they are dressed right. The Crew Escape Equipment team makes sure they are.
Lucy McFadden goes on an Antarctic adventure.
Lori Mullins is responsible for explosives that ignite the boosters to release the space shuttle from the launch pad.
Jennifer Murdoch is research psychologist who espouses the idea that technology should be useful for humans, but also usable by humans.
Ellen Ochoa is deputy director at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
The shuttle food manager is cooking up ideas for space food of the future.
Quander-Haas has jumped from an airplane, ridden on a motorcycle and floated on a glider. Now she wants a pilot's license.
Sally Ride was the first American woman in space.
As the chief of NASA's Astronomy and Relativity Programs, Roman was involved with planning a program of satellites and rockets with the advice of a wide sample of the nation's astronomical community.
NASA's Undergraduate Student Research Project has women coordinators at ten NASA centers. Find out what led them to a career in NASA Education and what they look for when selecting interns.
Former NASA co-op student Sabrina Singh helps astronauts learn to use their high-tech spacesuits.
NASA Engineer Chases Her Dream, Achieves Career Success
Get to know astronaut Peggy Whitson in this preflight interview.
Suni Williams was a Navy helicopter pilot who happened to become an astronaut.
Astronaut Stephanie Wilson was a mission specialist on STS-121.