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.