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She's exceptionally close to her grown-up daughter Katie King.
And Carol Vorderman, 58, and her girl, 28, have much in common as they proudly declared they are both 'space geeks'.
Joint - Presenting - Gig - Monday - Show
During their first joint presenting gig, aired on Monday's The One Show, the pair revealed all about their trip to the Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas amid Katie's ambitions of becoming an astronaut.
Katie is finishing her PhD in nanotechnology at Cambridge University, with the former Countdown star stating that she 'loves her science'.
Dreams - Astronaut - Research - Scientist - Katie
With dreams of becoming an astronaut, research scientist Katie has put her skills to to test by working in the labs at NASA on the Mars Curiosity Rover.
Amid her ambitions, the mother and daughter duo headed to the US, where they paid a visit to the Johnson Space Centre to meet the Apollo greats including Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise.
Excitement - Show - Math - Whiz - Carol
Highlighting her excitement for the show, math whiz Carol uploaded several pics of her daughter in her lab.
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