NSF Live: AstroAccess – Advancing Disability Inclusion in Space Exploration

AstroAccess is dedicated to advancing disability inclusion in space exploration for the benefit of humankind. The project is supported through the Whitesides Foundation and is part of SciAccess, Inc., an international non-profit dedicated to advancing disability inclusion in STEM. AstroAccess flew a successful zero gravity flight in October 2021 and has flown several partner flights in 2022. AstroAccess’ next chartered flight will be in December 2022. Come interact with AstroAccess Ambassadors who will talk about the mission, their experiences, and give the audience a behind the scenes look into the next flight. A pre-show will take place from 3pm-3:30pm with an educator from the Intrepid Museum to talk about the museum’s Access Program initiatives. BIOS: Denna Lambert is currently serving as the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Lead for NASA’s Early Stage Innovations & Partnerships portfolio within the Agency Space Technology Mission Directorate located at NASA Headquarters in Washington D.C. Denna’s work in ESIP is to advance the research opportunities for innovators in under-represented communities, including people with disabilities. In her leadership role in ESIP, she supports the development of NASA funded research opportunities, outreach efforts, and resources for those seeking to engage in NASA’s Technology Pipeline. Her passion…

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NSF Live: AstroAccess – Advancing Disability Inclusion in Space Exploration

Updated: October 23, 2022 — 10:26 pm