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Monica Grady: What is the future of space science?

Published: 03rd November, 2019 at 20:00
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Professor Monica Grady celebrates the innovations that have come from advances in space science and technology.

Today on the Science Focus Podcast, we’re talking to Professor Monica Grady, planetary and space scientist.


Monica’s research spans to the Moon and beyond, and Asteroid 4731 is named Monicagrady, in honour of her contributions to the field.

Here, she speaks to editorial assistant Amy Barrett about working in the industry and the challenges faced by current and future space scientists.

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Amy BarrettEditorial Assistant, BBC Science Focus

Amy is the Editorial Assistant at BBC Science Focus. Her BA degree specialised in science publishing and she has been working as a journalist since graduating in 2018. In 2020, Amy was named Editorial Assistant of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors. She looks after all things books, culture and media. Her interests range from natural history and wildlife, to women in STEM and accessibility tech.


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