In this episode of European Movement Ireland’s Just the Chats, we were joined by scientist and Irish Astronaut candidate, Dr Norah Patten. 

Norah is an aeronautical engineer, as well as a Bioastronautics Researcher. She participated in the International Space University Space Studies Program in 2010 and joined the International Institute for Astronautical Sciences as a citizen scientist in 2017.

Norah is also a STEM advocate and an award-winning author, having published a children’s book titled Shooting for the Stars in 2019.

Norah joined us to talk about Ireland and the EU’s place in the space industry, and about launching her sponsorship campaign for space flight, in September 2023.

Music credit: Ailbhe Crowley

Recorded: 15 December 2023


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