We are proud to call Dr. Kathy Sullivan a Friend of the Planet and now she can claim to know the planet better than anyone else ever has, and may ever again. This week, Kathy completed a dive to the depths of the bottom of the ocean — the Challenger Deep 35,810-feet down — in […]Continue Reading 137 words
Earlier this spring, NASA astronauts were set to conduct the first all-female spacewalk until a lack of properly-fitting space suits cut the historic moment short. Now, finally, the spacewalk has been rescheduled for this morning with astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir as they set out to repair a faulty battery charger on the International Space Station.Continue Reading 246 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
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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