When I was 16 years old I was invited to give a TEDx talk at TEDx Tampa Bay. The theme of the event was exploring the past and embracing the future. This was such a fantastic topic and what better subject than human space exploration. Watch my talk and learn about my own past, the future I envision for myself and for the world and how human space exploration is vital to the future of humankind. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed giving the talk! -Astronaut Abby