Elle Cer has a degree in aerospace engineering from France. She's been passionate about space exploration since the age of 7 when she attended her first rocket launch in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Ever since she's dreamt of becoming an astronaut and has worked toward getting closer to the stars. She worked at Airbus Defense and Space from 2011 to 2013 where she contributed to the manufacturing of the ATV (Automated Transfer Vehicle) that supplies the International Space Station with food and science gears. Today, Elle writes and travels for a living sharing her love for our fascinating planet until she can get SpaceX and Virgin Galactic to co-finance her one-way ticket to Mars.