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Puerto Rican woman aspires to be the first in space

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NASA chose the young woman from Arroyo, and member of CienciaPR, for a Mars pre-exploration project

Yajaira Sierra Sastre aspires to be the first woman astronaut from Puerto Rico. Her goal is closer at hand now that she has been selected to participate in the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (Hi-SEAS), an important project financed by NASA to study important aspects of how to sustain astronauts traveling and living in Mars. 


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