My dream of spaceflight began at a young age. With my father being a NASA astronaut, and most all my near neighbors being either astronauts or rocket scientists, that’s not too hard to fathom. But the gap between thinking you would like to go to space and arranging for such a trip is vast!
In school, my aptitude and interests ranged far and wide, and were rarely in support of that dream to go to space. Rather creating fantasy worlds on the newfangled computers that were coming out in the 1970’s became my first real professional passion. I am fortunate enough …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green