Clare Luckey, a 2017 alumna of the University of Michigan Department of Climate & Space, has been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 in the Class of 2024, in the category of science.
Luckey works as an engineer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. She is the co-lead of the Crew Transit Operations within the Mars Architecture Team, which is working on the first crewed mission to Mars. In addition to her work on Mars missions, she regularly does outreach in underserved communities to encourage students to pursue careers in STEM and space. She earned her bachelor of science in space weather engineering from the University of Michigan in 2017, and her master’s in space architecture from the University of Houston in 2019.
The 30 Under 30 list is a selection of young, creative, and bold minds the magazine’s experts consider revolutionaries, changing the course of business and society. For more coverage of her achievement, read this article from NASA.