Inga Popovaite is a sociology Ph.D. candidate at the University of Iowa. She studies group interactions in space analog environments with a focus on emotions, status hierarchy, and gender.

The latest from Inga

  • Op-Ed | What the 2010s taught us about women in space 

    Op-Ed | What the 2010s taught us about women in space 

    Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir captured the world’s attention with their historic all-woman spacewalk at the end of 2019. The 2020s is beginning with the duo scheduled to repeat their historic first twice by the end of January. Is the future of spaceflight female?