• Question: Why do you want to be an astronaut if you were not a researcher?

    Asked by ellahaynes6 to Priyanka on 22 Sep 2017.
    • Photo: Priyanka Dhopade

      Priyanka Dhopade answered on 22 Sep 2017:

      Ever since I was little, I always looked up at the stars, wondering what it would be like to be in outer space. One of my first role models was Roberta Bondar, the first Canadian woman in space, and I wanted to be just like her. She was a scientist and an astronaut 🙂