Watch Vanessa Wyche, Deputy Manager, New Programs, Space Exploration at NASA Johnson Space Center, share her exciting work imagining and designing vehicles for deep space exploration. She studied ceramic and materials engineering as an undergraduate and earned her master’s degree in bioengineering, before working with medical devices for the human body at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. At NASA, she has been a part of several space shuttle launches and enjoys working with the astronauts and other team members to create a successful mission.