ECO ASTRONOMY INC – Lecture Series 06 | 2023

A JOURNEY TO SPACE EXPLORATION AND ANALOGS- Anastasia Stepanova [PhD candidate in space resources at the Colorado School of Mines | Ambassador of Mars Society].

Anastasia Stepanova, a PhD student in space resources at the Colorado School of Mines, and a veteran of multiple missions here on Earth that simulate the conditions human crews would experience during spaceflight or long-duration missions on the moon or Mars. She is the Crew Journalist, and is from Moscow, Russia. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Moscow State University, studied 4 years for space journalism under Russian astronaut Yuriy Baturin. Her diploma work was “Space journalism”, the field of research was first in the history of the faculty. Anastasiya is a certified rescuer and serves in the public search-and-rescue squad “SpasRezerv”. Currently, she is taking a second degree in engineering, robotics faculty at Bauman State University. She is a co-author of the book for teenagers about space “I wish you a good flight!”. This book is an easy and entertaining way for readers to get to know about space history, life there nowadays and what to do to become an astronaut. She is a mission specialist for 4 months of Scientific International Research in Unique Terrestrial Station (SIRIUS) held by the Institute of Biomedical Problems and NASA. After the SIRIUS19 experiment ended she started to work on crew selection for 8 months SIRIUS-20/21, ergonomics and improvements of analogue station, public outreach and search for new science and business partners to cooperate in the SIRIUS project. She participates in many different space projects to raise interest in space exploration. Her dream, alongside flying to Mars, is to unite the whole world in one goal – space exploration!

🕙20TH OF MAY 2023 | 7.30 PM TO 9.00 PM [IST]

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