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Black History Month – Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin Pocock

Space scientist & science educator

Aderin-Pocock was always committed to the stars, building her own telescope in her youh. After receiving her PhD in Mechanical Engineering and working for a while, she turned back to telescopes. She has worked on some massive astronomy engineering projects, like the Gemini telescope in Chile.

A space expert keen on democratising science, Aderin-Pocock visits schools inspiring kids, and now presents the long-running BBC astronomy show, The Sky at Night.

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/sep/21/maggie-aderin-pocock-interview-bbc-nasa-space

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