Peer Review - The University of Calgary Alumni Podcast

Natalie Panek is a rocket scientist, explorer and speaker. She has completed internships with NASA, helped engineer and drive a solar powered car across the continent, and has been featured on popular TED Talks. Natalie is an advocate for women in leadership roles in science. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently featured Natalie on his Instagram page.

In this episode, Natalie discusses her work with the Mars Rover program, space debris and cleaning up satellite waste, her origins in Calgary, science fiction and her current projects and interests.

Natalie’s website offers further info on all her projects and a level of transparency and communication unique to her field. Please check out

Natalie holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary.

Direct download: 106_106__Natalie_Panek_rocket_scientist_explorer_and_speaker.mp3
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