The focus of Dr. Coleman's presentation was life aboard the International Space Station, from washing her hair (it's hard when water, like everything else, floats!) to the differences between modules built by different countries
"We're opening up the space frontier to all, not just those lucky few public astronauts who are sponsored by the government or those that happen to be rich enough to be able to spend 40 million to fly on a Russian vehicle."
Apollo 15 landed in the moon's Apennine Mountains, near the edge of Hadley Rille, a canyon over a thousand feet deep. If I had the choice of visiting only one spot on the moon, I know I'd go to Hadley Rille.
On this day we celebrate Adrienne's life, her accomplishments and the legacy she's left behind. It is in her honor that I started the Adrienne Shelly Foundation with a singular mission: to support women filmmakers.
After the presentation, we were allowed to ask Dr. Patrick questions. Mine was simple: "Since you're so involved with creating new spacecraft, what about the future of human spaceflight most excites you?"
Is this a 21st century digital spin on the '60s and '70s Boston University activism? If any revolution does occur it may indeed be downloaded -- but it'll take actually getting off the computer to make it happen.
Ever since we'd first learned about the Revolutionary War in fourth grade, I'd wanted to visit the sites where the events had occurred. So I showed up early, camera-in-hand, to visit the Freedom Trail, a very high priority on my "Must-See" list.