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Emily Calandrelli

Emily Calandrelli, a WVU and Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineer, has many impressive titles to her resume, such as Emmy-nominated TV science host for her work as a correspondent on “Bill Nye Saves the World” and as host of FOX’s “Xploration Outer Space,” author of the science chapter book series, the “Ada Lace Adventures,” professional speaker and co-executive producer/host of her own Netflix series “Emily’s Wonder Lab." Emily is a champion of promoting and encouraging STEM disciplines to multitude of audiences through a variety of platforms.

Emily posing with kids ready to work on STEM projects


Emily's Wonder Lab on Netflix

Science-loving host Emily Calandrelli makes STEAM fun with activities, demonstrations and at-home experiments that'll make you think — and blow your mind! Emily is co-Executive Producer and host of Emily's Wonder Lab - available only on Netflix.

Watch Emily's Wonder Lab Trailer for Netflix Jr on YouTube

Bill Nye Saves the World on Netflix

Emmy-winning host Bill Nye brings experts and famous guests to his lab for a talk show exploring scientific issues that touch our lives. Emily is a field correspondent for Bill Nye Saves The World - available only on Netflix.

Watch Bill Nye Saves the World Correspondent Announcement on YouTube

Xploration Outer Space

Emily Calandrelli visits various NASA facilities, private space companies, and interviews space experts in search of answers about our universe. Xploration Outer Space is part of the Xploration Station three-hour block of television series airing on FOX stations throughout the country. Watch episodes of Xploration Outer Space on the show's website.

Watch Xploration Outer Space Sizzle on Vimeo


The Space Gal

While Calandrelli typically writes/hosts science videos for channels (Discovery, Lockheed Martin, etc), she has created her own The Space Gal YouTube channel for her own videos, including a series where she conducted science experiments you can do in your home (with adult supervision, of course). Try the experiments for yourself.

Watch The Space Gal Trailer for the 21 Kid-Friendly Experiments I've Done During Quarantine On YouTube

The Future Is You

Calandrelli teamed up with West Virginia Public Broadcasting to create a 10-part YouTube series, The Future is You to inspire youth in the state to find a career in STEM.

Watch The Future Is You! Morgan Johnson Junior, Mechanical Engineering Marshall University On YouTube

TedX Talks

Calandrelli is a professional speaker who has given talks for clients such as Google, Pixar, MIT, Texas Instruments, the Space Foundation, CERN and many more. She's given three TEDx talks garnering over 700,000 views, and has shared her message of science and space advocacy with educators, professionals, thought leaders, K-12 classrooms, and Universities around the world.

Watch Making science nicer, stupid | Emily Calandrelli | TEDxWVU On YouTube

Watch I don't do Math | Emily Calandrelli | TEDxOregonStateU On YouTube

Wach Space Exploration is the Worst | Emily Calandrelli | TEDxIndiana University On YouTube


Increasing the level of scientific literacy among the general public is also something Calandrelli cares deeply about. She believes that everyone, despite their educational background, can understand scientific topics. She hopes to convince more people of this and foster a higher level of scientific literacy in society through her work. With this in mind, Calandrelli has written a number of books, including the Ada Lace Adventures series, to inspire more women and girls to pursue STEM careers and help them find the support that they need to fulfill their dreams in these fields. Learn more about her books.

Emily posing with a girl holding one of her books at a bookstore.

Visit With Emily

If you’d like to host a STEM fair (a free event for kids to science experiments, learn about STEM, and make and take home STEM projects) at your school or book store, email Calandrelli's manager Kyell Thomas for more information.

Emily helping children with an experiment at a STEM fair

Stay Connected

Emily Calandrelli doesn't look like she's slowing down anytime soon. Keep up with her videos, books, speaking engagements, and resources at her website: The Space Gal.