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Astronaut Eileen Collins Featured on SAME’s “Real TiME Podcast”

Renowned astronaut and 2017 JETC Keynote Speaker, Col. Eileen Collins, USAF (Ret.), the first woman to command an American Spacecraft, recently joined SAME Executive Director Joe Schroedel on SAME’s Real TiME Podcast ahead of her address at the upcoming JETC, which is being held May 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio. Collins touches on a number of topics—including how she […]

Mark Kelly Launches the 2016 JETC!

Mark Kelly, JETC

“Be bold. Be courageous. Be your best.” Those words, relayed by Mark Kelly, renowned NASA astronaut, from his wife, former U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Gifford, capped an inspiring keynote address to open the 2016 JETC in Phoenix. Mark Kelly, retired U.S. Navy captain, Gulf War veteran, and twice the commander of the Space Shuttle, led JETC attendees […]