Scientists team up to help girls break the gender gap in space




 

Only a third of NASA's workforce is female, and that's just one example of the gender disparity in the space industry. In World Space Week, multiple organizations hope to inspire girls to change that.

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Jessica Watkins said she hopes to set an example for children of color, particularly young girls, "of ways that they can participate and succeed."

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