Meet the African American Female Astronauts Of NASA | Jeanette J. Epps, Ph.D. is an Active Astronaut, meaning she is currently eligible for space missions. Originally from Syracuse, NY, she holds a bachelor of science degree in Physics from LeMoyne College and a master of science degree and doctorate of philosophy degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland.
This year, Owen Davey will release his third picture book, entitled Laika. According to Owen, “Laika is based on a true story of a stray, living on the streets of Moscow who is chosen to be the first ever animal launched into orbit.” The spreads below represent a small sneak peek — can’t wait to see the rest!
It’s time to dust off your space boots. NASA has opened the application process for new astronauts, meaning you could one day soon join the hundreds who have ventured beyond Earth’s atmosphere to date. And, if selected, you could be among the people who take the first steps towards – or on – Mars.