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These girls really made my weekend (one of the groups is pictured)! Thanks to The Midnight Mechanics, Team 812 for having me as a mentor once again at the 2nd Annual Girls in STEAM Conference. You girls rock!! Your sky has no limit. #girlpower

Tribute to Earth with Haiku Poems

  EARTH DAY serves to remind us just how incredible and unique our home planet is. From her atmosphere to her rivers, Earth has everything we need to survive. If we want to make sure future generations can thrive in Earth’s beauty, we must actively protect natural resources, care for other species and always choose to invest in learning more. Frankly, Earth doesn’t need … Continue reading

GradWISE Presents: Being a STEM Academic (and a Woman)

Today’s Graduate Women in Science & Engineering (GradWISE) event was a great success! Thought-provoking questions for our panel of women STEM academics, and fantastic energy from the audience and speakers. A simple, yet powerful piece of advice from Dr. Brenda Bloodgood: “Trust your judgement.” Thanks to our lively panel and audience, and to GSA for … Continue reading

Latest at NASA’s Goddard: Exceptional Achievers and Celebrations

Retirement party (balloons and all), stellar leaders and Hubble highlights from a veteran astronaut – all featured in the latest issue of Goddard View Magazine! NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center released the April issue today. Check out the April GV here Read past GV here


~A month full of motivation~ Earlier this month, I launched a social media campaign called #MotivateMarch! My goal is to show how inspiring and exciting science can be, and to share some of my personal passions. Highlights focus on atmospheric, planetary, or earth science events, facts and missions. I hope you’ll join along! Head over to my … Continue reading

New Zealand’s Incredible Clouds!

             Shooting clouds over Mt. Cook (Aoraki) For the past couple of months, I’ve been working on NSF research with Dr. Brian Billings that I’m very excited to share with you! Thousands of images of incredible New Zealand clouds Brian and I captured are now being used in our cloud stereo photogrammetry research. This work is tied with … Continue reading