Who Is Deserving of Flying to Space?

Image credit Blue Origin The question was posed to me during a recent interview and it caught me off-guard. For decades, government agencies have decided who is most deserving by choosing astronauts based on certain criteria that has changed over time. While the original NASA Mercury astronauts were white male test pilots, NASA has since... Continue Reading →

A Conversation with Claudia Kessler, Astronautin

“One day there will be a first German woman in space. I am convinced of that,” Claudia Kessler declared on May 24 when she sat down with the Becoming Off-Worldly Together community to talk about her company and nonprofit, Astronautin. Stemming from her childhood dream to become an astronaut, Claudia became an aerospace engineer. She... Continue Reading →

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