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Aurora Lipper

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Former NASA scientist Aurora Lipper is an astronomer, pilot, and busy mom of four. She has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and has taught at California Polytechnic State University. She runs Supercharged Science and teaches thousands of elementary school kids worldwide through her online classes and in-person science workshops. She is also president of the Central Coast Astronomical Society in California and a member of the Society of Women Engineers. When she’s not building robots using items from the recycling bin, laser light shows from food containers, or radios from rain gutters, you’ll find her doing live science broadcasts from the cockpit of an airplane.

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