smithsonian.com In 1952, Bessie Blount boarded a plane from New York to France to give away her life’s work. The 38-year-old inventor planned to hand over to the French military, free of charge, an extraordinary technology that would change lives for disabled veterans of the Second World War: an automatic feeding device.
Fully funded places are available on the Women’s Satellite Data & Space-Tech Programme course in March. If you’re a woman developing a new product or service which uses any kind of satellite data, 5G, GPS, radar, earth observation and tracking or launch technologies then this programme is for you.
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