Podcast #30 Kate Gunderson NASA Aerospace Engineer

Today on the show, I am chatting with Kate Gunderson, an Aerospace Engineer with NASA at the Johnson Space Center here in Houston.

Kate and I talk about her roots in North Dakota, her lifelong dream to work at NASA, how running has done more than just build her endurance, her quest to be an astronaut and what role she will play later this month on May 27, when astronauts will life off from US soil for the first time in almost 9 years.

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Kate’s story is so inspiring especially when you hear how she ignored all the doubters and all the folks who said she was on the wrong path. She also ignored all those, that still to this day, say “you don’t look like an engineer”.

Friends, Thank you so much for sharing this past hour (more or less) with Kate and I. 

For those wishing to connect with Kate, you can find her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/ndakota_kate

And you can find her on her blog at https://katelyngunderson.com/

I most appreciate you listening in today and hopefully, learning something new as well.   

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Until next time, have a fantastic rest of the day!

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A virtual 𝓱𝓮𝓵𝓵𝓸 to the new faces around here! 🙋🏽‍♀️ I thought it was about time for another introduction so we can learn more about each other. 🛩🛩🛩 I’m a mechanical (@rit.alumni) & aerospace (@gtalumni) engineer working at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. I mostly work and fly on our Gulfstream aircraft like the one behind me. My group maintains and performs upgrades to a fleet of over 20 aircraft whose missions include training astronauts, flying airborne science campaigns all over the world, and returning the astronauts to Houston after a wild ride back from the International Space Station. 👩🏼‍🚀🚀👩🏼‍🚀 Although I’d pretty much call this my dream job, I recently applied to @nasa’s call to #BeAnAstronaut which would be icing on the cake if you ask me! You can read about the application process on my blog (link in bio) where I aim to show women the beauty of staying true to yourself while building a successful career in STEM. 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽 Drop a line, I’d love to learn something new about you too! . . . #houstonblogger #hou #houston #nasa #womeninstem #womeninaviation #aviation #gulfstream #womeninengineering #engineeringgals #gtalumni #shecanstem #engineering #ilooklikeanengineer #aerospaceengineering #aerospaceengineer #aerospace #engineer

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