There's plenty you can do while still in school, from work experience to online courses, competitions to summer schools.
Pick the right subjects to put you on the path to your dream space job.
Want to get a taste of life in the space industry?
Not sure whether to do a BSc or an MSci? Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering? Worried about specialising? We can help.
University not for you? Prefer to go straight into work and earn some money? Become an apprentice!
Get involved in real space projects and get space students and professionals in your classroom.
At a loose end in the holidays? Get yourself on one of these great courses and get stretched beyond what you've learned in school.
Got a competitive streak? There are loads of competitions you can get involved in to show off your skills and learn some new ones.
Sometimes called a sandwich year, or industrial placement, a year in industry gives you the chance to gain real work experience at a company before you graduate.
The WISE campaign's 'People Like Me' pack highlights the range of great opportunities there are for girls and young women.