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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The STEMinist Ep. 3: Confidence is key

In the third episode, Allie Tremulis talks with Tapaswini Sharma, an analog astronaut. Sharma is a space enthusiast with a passion for expanding her knowledge about all things related to space. Whether it be black holes, Europa, or settlements on Mars, Sharma thoroughly enjoys learning about these topics and more.

Sharma uses her expertise as an analog astronaut to participate in missions on Earth in habitats that replicate environments that would be found on other planets. Analog astronauts host an important role in furthering space exploration.

Sharma also shares why confidence is key when entering a career in the space industry, especially for women. Hear her talk about her journey starting from a middle school project to working her way to the stars.

Music courtesy of Rachel Alcazar.

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About the Contributor
Alessandra Tremulis, Scot Scoop Podcast Editor
Alessandra Tremulis is a current student at Carlmont High School, class of 2025. Tremulis is interested in STEM and education. Her interest in journalism comes from wanting a deeper understanding of important topics and events. She is also a member of Carlmont's Varsity Dance Team which has been the best way to sustain her long-time passion for dance.

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