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Through the Window and Into the Mirror: A Conversation with Dr. Jessica Watkins

Jessica Watkins was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. She reported for duty in August 2017 and having completed the initial astronaut candidate training is now eligible for a mission assignment. The Colorado native earned a Bachelor of Science in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University, and a Doctorate in Geology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Watkins conducted her graduate research on the emplacement mechanisms of large landslides on Mars and Earth. Dr. Watkins is among a team of 18 astronauts selected to help pave the way for the next astronaut missions on and around the Moon, including returning human explorers to the Moon by 2025.

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Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G
Featuring Jessica Watkins