Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th of June 2018


Women in space

It’s been 40 years since NASA first recruited women to be astronauts. Today, a third of the people who work at NASA are women. 2016 was the first year that there were an equal number of women and men joining as astronaut trainees. 6 Minute English discusses the future for women in space and asks if the first person to step on Mars could be a woman.

This week’s question:

How big is Mars? Is it …

a) Bigger than Earth

b) About the same size as Earth

c) Smaller than Earth

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.