I had both male and female heroes.
I liked math - that was my favorite subject - and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical… (read more)
I slept just floating in the middle of the flight deck, the upper deck of the space shuttle.
I was always very interested in science, and I knew that for me, science was a better long-term career than… (read more)
It takes a couple of years just to get the background and knowledge that you need before you can go… (read more)
It takes a few years to prepare for a space mission.
It's easy to sleep floating around - it's very comfortable. But you have to be careful that you don't float… (read more)
I didn't really decide that I wanted to be an astronaut for sure until the end of college.