NASA astronaut Dr. Yvonne Cagle to headline Women in Science symposium March 3

The Women in Science Network at Colorado State University will host its fourth annual symposium on Tuesday, March 3.

Dr. Yvonne Cagle, NASA astronaut, physician and a retired colonel in the United States Air Force, will provide the keynote address, which starts at 2:15 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, and will start at 11:45 a.m. with a poster session, international art exhibit and works from the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame portrait gallery.

Register online in advance:


Tuesday, March 3, from 11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Canvas Stadium, 751 W. Pitkin St. Use the main entrance on the west side of the stadium.


Dr. Cagle’s groundbreaking work includes preserving historic NASA space legacy data, while also galvanizing NASA’s initiatives in global mapping, sustainable energies, green initiatives and disaster preparedness.

In 2017, Dr. Cagle played a key role in getting mathematician Katherine Johnson to the 89th Academy Awards to be honored alongside the movie spotlighting her life, “Hidden Figures.”

Read more about Dr. Cagle and the event:

High-res photos:
Classroom photo credit MIT, other please credit NASA

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