UL graduate Dr Norah Patten who is set to become the first Irish women in space
A University of Limerick graduate is set to become the first Irish woman in space.
Dr Norah Patten, a graduate of UL’s aeronautical engineering programme, is one of 12 people invited to take part in a citizen-astronaut training programme.
A graduate of UL’s aeronautical engineering programme, Dr Norah Patten (@SpaceNorah) is set to be the first Irish woman in space. Read her full amazing story in UL Links online here https://t.co/6G6eSRW6h5 #ThinkBigAtUL pic.twitter.com/q38zV69wIa— UniversityofLimerick (@UL) March 6, 2018
After obtaining both her undergraduate degree and PhD at UL, Dr Patten went on to attend the Alpbach Space Summer School in Austria.
In 2010, she was accepted into the International Space University (ISU) Space Studies Program in Strasbourg, France.
After completing her PhD at UL, Dr Patten went on to work as communications and outreach manager at the Irish Centre for Composites Research at UL.