Borinqueña emphasizes the contribution of Puerto Rican and Hispanic women in science and technology and provides a space to discuss topics of interest about the empowerment of women. In “I am Borinqueña” we will be interviewing women scientists that are role modelsfor future generations.
Six mock 'astronauts' to research what's best to feed space crew on long missions. Among these researchers is Dr. Yajaira Sierra-Sastre, a Puerto Rican nanomaterials scientist and member of Ciencia Puerto Rico.
Yajaira has shared with us a recipe of Puerto Rican beans she created with some of the dehydrated ingredients an astronaut would have available in space. You can find her recipe here.