The story of Sara, the first female astronaut in Spain


  • Sara García has become the first female astronaut in Spain

  • Sara pursued her dream without leaving León and studying at the public university

  • At 33 years old, Sara is a biotechnologist with a master’s degree, a doctorate, three languages, enthusiastic and restless

Pablo Alvarez and Sara Garciathe first two Spanish astronauts of ESA in three decades, chosen from among 2,500 candidates, have made history. In Cuatro al Día we have spoken with Sara, who has become the first female astronaut in our country

For Sara, of humble origin, they are hectic days: “I’m taking it much better than I imagined, especially because of the reaction that people are having,” he explains. “Seeing all the Spaniards so excited to have Spanish astronauts again after 30 years when Pedro Duque was selected is so nice,” he admits.

Sara is the first Spanish woman to be selected to go to space

The Sarah’s case es historic. She is the first Spanish woman to be selected to go into space or step on the moon in the future, and she is an example of the success of the public university: “Public education has opted to finance my studies and in the end I think the result has been quite good and I feel that I have received a quality education.

Sara he followed his dream without leaving León and assures that there is nothing As the space for relativize los problems and the dimension of the human being.

“How overwhelming it must be to be isolated in the immensity out of nowhere, seeing your planet, that little blue marble and seeing that we are so small, I think it makes you think about so many things. I think you get the essence of what really matters,” she muses.

Until the day of her mission arrives, she will continue as a researcher on earth in search for drugs against him cancer of lung and pancreas and preparing for when they call her. His resume is extensive. She is 33 years old, she is a biotechnologist with a master’s degree, a doctorate, three languages, enthusiastic and restless.

Sara is the alive image about what dreams come true: “Fight for what motivates you, for what makes you happy, fight for your dreams”, concludes.


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