Six Questions with Dr. Nicole Buckley

Six Questions with Dr. Nicole Buckley

What motivates you?

My goal is to make sure that Canadians have opportunities to do science in space. These opportunities are rare, so we seek the best science that can have an impact on Canadians.  Someday opportunities to do science in space will be abundant, but right now, they are rare, expensive and not easy to implement. In many ways, space health science is a pioneering science that lets us use the environment of space to learn things we cannot easily learn on Earth. It is very exciting to be here and see amazing science getting done in space, and to see how living things, especially humans, adapt and respond to space flight. Science changes how we see the world and ourselves.