Top Women in Aviation & Aerospace Spotlight: Dr. Mindy Howard

Dr. Mindy Howard, the CEO, and founder of Inner Space Training is a role model for women willing to pursue aviation and aerospace worldwide. Over the last 10 years, she has been working with Commercial astronauts helping them prepare themselves for space missions


She has also worked as Ted X’s speaker. “Train your fear away like an astronaut”. That is the motto that she is preaching to her trainees.


Recently she has also joined Blue Abyss Diving Ltd. Since 2019, she has been the director of Inner Deep Space Training. Her training services have helped astronauts prepare themselves both physically and mentally. She is also inspiring women, both a part of the aeronautics industry and also who are looking to join it towards a goal to strive for.

Dr. Mindy Howard

Future Astronaut /Astronaut Trainer and TEDx & Keynote Speaker, Blue Abyss Diving Ltd

Dr. Mindy Howard

Dr. Mindy Howard

Future Astronaut /Astronaut Trainer and TEDx & Keynote Speaker

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What I use Linkedin for:

Enhancing my business network and creating new opportunities. Also finding other women in the field of space.

Number of Followers:



Commercial space training

Who am I:

I am a firm believer of persistence and how if you keep at it, you can accomplish anything even your dream of going to space. My motto is never give up!

What I do:

Commercial astronaut trainer and coach and future astronaut.

Why you should follow me on Linkedin:

People tell me that my posts provide inspiration for people to fight hard to make their dreams happen (especially for women in the field of space).

Who I follow on Linkedin:

Claudia Kessler- I follow Claudia because I think she has a great example of a woman helping other women to become an astronaut, which is also my aim. She has done a number of things to promote more women in space and as astronauts, and she deserves the recognition she has earned. She totally inspires me!.

My favourite or most successful post:

This is my favorite and most successful post because I am extremely vulnerable in this post, by saying that I am getting up there in age, but people really find it empowering. (If you can see that in all the comments). And it also goes along with my theme of “never giving up on your dreams”!

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