What Should I Study if I Want to Work in Space?

The space industry is rapidly growing, with an almost overwhelming array of options to chose from.

NASA astronaut Michael Hopkins, during a spacewalk in 2013. Image credit: NASA

At the SEDS Ascension conference today, a student question came up during a panel I was on: If you’re interested in a lot of different things when it comes to space, how do you pick what to focus on?