And is preparing for the flight under the NASA program.
Alyssa Carson is a 17-year-old native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her main dream is to become the first person on Mars, and she is working to become a participant of the first mission to Mars in 2033.
In addition to training at NASA Academy, which will make her a certified astronaut trainee, she studies all the usual school subjects in four languages: English, Chinese, French and Spanish.
In addition, Carson often performs at public events, seeking to attract interest in exploring outer space and motivate listeners. “Always follow your dream and do not let anyone take it away from you,” she repeats.