The Late Show host Steven Colbert is really going the extra mile to help us improve our social distancing. To get advice on how to do it well, he sought out an expert — NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir, who has spent the last 200 days on the International Space Station. She will get to try […]Continue Reading 80 words
This interview first appeared earlier this year, in honor of Women’s History Month. I (Monica) had the pleasure of working with Kathy at NOAA during the Obama Administration. With the 50th Anniversary of the NASA moon landing and spacewalk that we celebrated just a few weeks ago, this interview came to mind as a highlight […]Continue Reading 559 words
Kathy Sullivan was a crew member on three Space Shuttle missions, she was the first American woman to walk in space, and she served as the most recent Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. ODP: Last week, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain took a walk (unfortunately separately) in space. You were […]Continue Reading 498 words
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314 Action, a nonprofit political action committee that recruits and supports scientists and candidates with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) backgrounds to run for office has launched a campaign to recruit retired astronaut Mark Kelly to run for the Democratic nomination for Arizona’s 2020 Senate race. As the Arizona Republic reported, Kelly, the husband of former U.S. […]Continue Reading 320 words