14 Nov 2015

Monique Oliver: aspiring astronaut

From Saturday Morning, 8:50 am on 14 November 2015
Photo of Monique Oliver

Monique Oliver Photo: supplied

Taranaki student Monique Oliver was one of 48 secondary school students from around the world chosen to attend a space programme at NASA’s Lyndon B Johnson Space Centre in Texas.

She received a $10,000 Study Start Scholarship this week at the AMP Scholarships National Awards, and will take up university study in engineering and astrophysics next year in Auckland.

Monique talks to Kim Hill about her experience.


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