Making History: Australia's First Astronaut Is A Woman
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Do you remember being asked what you wanted to be when you grow up? Some kids might say fire fighter, doctor or teacher and some will say they dream of one day heading out to space as an astronaut.  But fast forward 20 years or so and very few of those dreams become a reality...except for in this case, the dream for one of those kids is becoming a reality.  Katherine Bennell-Pegg has just recently started training to become the first Australian to go to space with our flag on her uniform.  In this episode of The Quicky we find out what it takes to become a real life astronaut. What Katherine still has to overcome and what it feels like to be heading out of this world. Subscribe to Mamamia GET IN TOUCH Feedback? We’re listening! Call the pod phone on 02 8999 9386 or email us at [email protected] CONTACT US Got a topic you'd like us to cover? Send us an email at [email protected] CREDITS  Host: Claire Murphy With thanks to:  Katherine Bennell-Pegg: Astronaut in Training. Instagram Producer: Claire Murphy Executive Producer: Kally Borg Audio Producer: Thom Lion Become a Mamamia subscriber: See for privacy information.
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