Hi, my name is Gillian, and I want to go to Mars. I want to spend my life attempting to further scientific knowledge and human exploration. I have been working towards becoming an astronaut for the last 5 years, and am about to start my Masters year of my Physics and Astrophysics Degree at the University of Sheffield. I hope to achieve something historically significant in my lifetime; being a part of this mission is the most important and significant thing I could ever do with my life.
I’m obviously interested in astronomy, as well as all things scientific. I’m very sporty; my favourite sports are snowboarding, wakeboarding, trampolining, mountainboarding and gymnastics. I’ve always loved exploring my surroundings, and I like camping. I can also play piano, bass guitar and guitar.