Andrea Boyd – Space Engineer

Meet Andrea Boyd, as she talks us through her inspiration for a career in Space Flight control, from her childhood in country Australia and the path she took through engineering to work with the International Space Station as a Flight Controller for the European Space Agency. Plus her top tips for how you could work in space too, whatever your career interest.

Video length: 4:35 mins

Andrea Boyd – Mission Controller at the European Space Agency

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Years: 5, 7, 8, 10

Topics:

Biological Sciences -The Body

Earth and Space – The Solar System; Big Bang Theory

Additional – Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space