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Meet the woman at the forefront of Singapore’s space industry

Lynette Tan is the head honcho of Singapore Space and Technology and its offshoot Space Faculty, which aim to make Asia a key player in the global space industry

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A visionary and one of the few global women space pioneers, Lynette Tan co-founded SSTL in 2007 with a group of like-minded individuals at a time when the space industry was unheard of in Singapore.
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Lynette Tan makes a face and shakes her head when her companion suggests walking up a slope to get back to her office after coffee at Spruce cafe in Phoenix Park.

Navigating gradients in high heels, she says with a giggle, is “no joke leh”. She is, however, more than adroit and willing to tackle more difficult courses, like blazing new trails for Singapore’s nascent space industry.

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