By Christina Maxouris
Forget everything you’ve learned about men and Mars.
Chances are the first person to land on the red planet will be a woman, the head of NASA said recently.
Jim Bridenstine was a guest on the science and technology radio show “Science Friday,” when he teased that a woman is “likely to be” the first person on Mars.
The NASA administrator did not identify a specific person, but said women are at the forefront of the agency’s upcoming plans.
Bridenstine responded “absolutely” to a question from a Twitter user who asked whether women will be included in the agency’s next trip to the moon.
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