has a degree in aerospace engineering from University of Liverpool

Jessica Gagen is a 27-year-old who also happens to be referred to as “Miss England” in the United Kingdom, after her win in Oct. 2022. Gagen is a rocket scientist by day — and has even bigger dreams of becoming an astronaut in the future. (SWNS Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA (FOX NEWS) – A pageant queen took a big step toward her dream — and it wasn’t on the competition stage.

Jessica Gagen is a 27-year-old who also happens to be referred to as “Miss England” in the United Kingdom, after her win in Oct. 2022.

Gagen, however, is a rocket scientist by day — and has even bigger dreams of becoming an astronaut in the future.

The beauty queen, who has a degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Liverpool, was invited to Las Vegas, Nevada, to be a keynote speaker at a conference organized by the International Space Station, as SWNS reported.

After giving a speech on women and children in STEM, Gagen was then invited to visit the Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida.

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