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Sue Nelson

Sue Nelson is an award-winning science journalist and broadcaster. A former BBC TV science correspondent and Radio 4 presenter, she currently makes short films on space missions for the European Space Agency and presents the 'Space Boffins' podcast, whose guests have included the astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Eileen Collins, Tim Peake and Helen Sharman. Sue’s extensive broadcasting career has taken her from exploding rockets to driving moon buggies on London streets alongside the last man to walk on the Moon, Gene Cernan. Her award-winning 2016 documentary ‘Women with the Right Stuff’, on the history of women in space, was one of BBC World Service’s most-listened-to podcasts. Her other works include How to Clone the Perfect Blonde (longlisted for the Royal Society science book prize).