New Barbie Doll Honors Italian Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti

October 5, 2021

She’s going where no Barbie has gone before. Mattel is marking World Space Week by creating a doll to honor Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. This year’s World Space Week aims to get more girls interested in science, technology, math and engineering, or STEM. The mini Samantha doll was put through the same rigorous training that the real Samantha is going through as she prepares for a trip to the International Space Station in April. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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