Archive for May 2019

ECLIPSE 2017

Terry Virts and Cara Santa Maria

Astronaut and public speaker Terry Virts joins NatGeo’s Cara Santa Maria in Oregon for a live TV broadcast of the 2017 Eclipse totality

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TELL YOUR KIDS YOU LOVE THEM

This is a blog I wasn’t expecting to write.  It is certainly one that I never wanted to write.  But it is one that I feel I must.  And I apologize upfront if it’s a little on the “heavy” side. The Fragility of Life I recently witnessed a fatal car accident.  It, in fact, happened…

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SHARK WEEK

Bucket list.  Everyone has one. And one of the problems you get from flying in space is that your bucket list gets WAY too long.  Before my spaceflights, I was content with seeing Europe and Hawaii and maybe an occasional trip to Asia. But, having spent over 7 months in space, I’ve now seen places…

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FIRST DAY OF COLLEGE

For 18 years I knew it was coming, and like a dog who hides his head under the couch and thinks nobody can see him, I pretended it never would arrive. And frankly it surprised me how hard it was- how emotional I got…

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