Now the real work begins

For the last few years I've been blogging every now and then when something exciting happens in the world of space exploration or in my own life. I hang out on Twitter, learn a ton of stuff, and then share a lot of that over on Facebook, too. That's all been easy and hasn’t taken up much time. But ... READ MORE»

My Mentor Astronaut Luca Parmitano

Almost two years ago, on the way home from the final launch of STS 134 Endeavour space shuttle, I was incredibly fortunate to have a run-in with an amazing European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut. On that exciting day, I met and interviewed Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano. After meeting me, Luca ... READ MORE»

What is Geo-Literacy?

As you know, I’m really passionate about education. Inspiring the next generation and getting young people excited about learning is really important to me. Most of us have heard about the importance of STEM education, but what about the broader picture? The modern term, geo-literacy is a big part ... READ MORE»