|Nicole Stott is more than just an engineer! She is an artist, an aquanaut and astronaut, a lover of Earth and a hero to many. She specializes in many sectors such as structural design engineering, space exploration and aquatic research. Nicole has been on five NASA missions to include the NEEMO 9 mission in which she lived and worked in an aquatic habitat for 18 days.
Aside from two trips to space, living under water and being the team lead on many projects, Nicole has a passion for art. Especially when it comes to painting scenes from her home planet. She is the first astronaut to paint in space. Her artwork consists of depicting Earth from space and other aspects of nature. She makes an emphasis on protecting and loving our home planet.
Thank you for being a role model, friend to DSI, and a leader for the next generation, Nicole Stott!