In 2018, Katelyn Gunderson '15 (mechanical engineering/aerospace engineering) landed her dream job as an engineer and project manager at NASA's Johnson Space Center. In pursuit of her dream of becoming an astronaut, Katelyn then decided to apply for a fellowship at the National Test Pilot School. This program trains both civilian, military test pilots, and flight test engineers and the fellowship is only awarded to one or two students per year. In 2021, she was selected for the Flight Test Engineer Graduate Assistant Program. Katelyn is passionate about advocating for and empowering women in STEM.