A Lasting Legacy for Astronomy Education: Meet Asteroid AdaCarrera

Astronomers hope Near-Earth Asteroid 1999 AP10 will soon have an inspiring new name: AdaCarrera, in honor of the remarkable Ada Amelia Carrera Rodriguez (1936 – 2020) of Mexico, legendary female motorcyclist and lifelong astronomy education advocate, whose legacy continues to shine bright.  AdaCarrera was the overwhelming winner of Unistellar and SETI Institute’s “Nickname the…