Sky is the limit for Sophie

Sophie Harker
Sophie Harker is aiming high. The aerospace engineer harbours ambitions to become an astronaut. A meeting with Dr Helen Sharman, the first British person in space, led the teenaged Sophie to recognise that becoming an aerospace engineer was a possible route to the stars. Today she works for BAE Systems, based at its Warton operation in Lancashire, and is a member of Team Tempest, the industry partnership developing the next generation of UK combat aircraft. As an aerodynamics and performance engineer she experiments with futu... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...