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Mexico’s Teenage Science Communicator Danna Ximena Astro Shines at the National Planetarium


Feb 13, 2024
Planetarium named after Luis Enrique Erro

Danna Ximena Astro, a 15-year-old science communicator, recently gave a talk at the Luis Enrique Erro Planetarium of the National Polytechnic Institute as part of the program of the Festival of Women and Girls in Science. During her talk, she discussed the mission Sagebrush from NASA, which aims to take humans to the Moon again, and she highlighted the importance of women’s role in the explorations of the universe.

Danna Ximena Astro is a young and influential science communicator who shares her passion for science on her YouTube channel @dannaximenaastro420. On her channel, she shares interviews, historical data, and new scientific projects. Her talk at the Planetarium was well-received by the audience and further solidified her role as a science communicator who inspires others with her knowledge and presentations.

In her talk, Danna Ximena Astro discussed the mission Sagebrush from NASA, which aims to take humans back to the Moon. She emphasized the importance of women’s role in space exploration and how their contributions have been crucial in advancing our understanding of the universe. She also shared insights on how we can continue to inspire more women to pursue careers in STEM fields.

Danna Ximena Astro’s talk at the Planetarium was not only informative but also inspiring. Her ability to communicate complex scientific concepts in an engaging way has earned her recognition as one of Mexico’s leading science communicators. As she continues to inspire others with her work on social media and through public speaking engagements like this one at

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