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Meet Her: Katya Echazarreta

May 13, 2023, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Included in general admission

Our first Meet Her! event presents a trailblazer in space.

Katya Echazarreta, the first Mexican-born woman to go to space, will be speaking at MSI! She’s featured in “Mission Unstoppable” on CBS, hosted the YouTube series “Netflix IRL,” and recently was honored with her own Barbie. She’s also an accomplished electrical engineer who worked at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Come hear her story!

Katya’s presentation begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Auditorium followed by a Q&A session. After that, join us at 11:45 a.m. in the West Pavilion for some hands-on science activities!

This event is included in Museum Entry. Auditorium capacity is limited and seating is first come, first served starting at 10 a.m.


May 13, 2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Included in general admission
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Museum of Science and Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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