Space Camp Hall of Fame

Space Camp – Part 2: Imagine My Shock & Surprise…

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To be honest I had only learned of the Space Camp Hall of Fame sort of by accident in 2012. It was the 30th Anniversary of Space Camp and they sent out a request for Space Camp alums to come and take part in the celebration. They wanted to have 1 representative from each year. […]

WAI 25

Women In Aviation

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What a treat it was to get to attend the 25th annual Women in Aviation Conference at Disney in Orlando. This conference is always an amazing gathering of so many fantastic women! I am honored to have been part of it! The first time I ever got to attend the Women in Aviation conference, it […]

Scholarship Winners

Announcing Our First Scholarship Winners

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One of the big reasons that I wanted to create Higher Orbits was to be able to offer opportunities for students to attend programs that they might not otherwise be able to attend. One of the obvious ways to do this is through scholarships. Clearly Mission Discovery is a program that I am incredibly vested […]


It’s Not All “Glamorous” – But I Love It!

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For those of you who don’t know me well let me divulge something about myself… I am a very “tell it like it is” kind of person… sometimes this is a good thing and sometimes… well… not so much 🙂 I do my best to temper it where I can. The reason I tell you […]

Small World

It’s a Small World

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It’s a Small World After All… It’s a Small World After All.. It’s a Small World After all… It’s a Small Small World.. Sorry – now that I’ve got that stuck in your head 🙂 What can I say – after having visited Disneyland and the experience I had at the AIAA Space Conference in […]