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Mar 12, 2021

NASA Mars scientists spur girls to ‘reach for the stars’

Posted by in categories: alien life, robotics/AI

Space roboticist Vandi Verma, who operates the Perseverance—the most advanced astrobiology lab ever sent to another world—as it roams Mars looking for signs of ancient microbial life, said unconscious bias was also a factor in shaping aspirations. “Don’t make assumptions about what a child may be interested in because of their gender or race,” she said. “Don’t buy the Lego just for the boy.”

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