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I had the incredible opportunity to collaborate with the office of the Canadian Prime Minister through an Instagram campaign in order to promote what education can do for you and the importance of inspiring a generation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Check out my featured post on Instagram (and like it!!!!). “My lifelong dream is to travel to space, and my education in mechanical and aerospace engineering has… Read More

Robotic maintenance and repair could extend the lives of hundreds of satellites orbiting Earth. Check out this interview with the Huffington Post on the topic of robotic orbital tow trucks and why it is so critical! Satellite servicing programs are incredibly important in a long-term solution to space debris. Satellite servicing has to become a normal aspect of our space infrastructure once we overcome near-term challenges like regulations and policy, in addition… Read More

Ever since reading a National Geographic article about a tree-climbing scientist and his team measuring and studying giant sequoias, I have wanted to visit Sequoia National Park. I finally had an opportunity to see the majestic trees in person on a recent shoulder season backpacking trip to California. From Los Angeles, the route involved heading North to Sequoia National Park, East to Death Valley National Park, and then South to Joshua Tree… Read More