When was the first time you met an astronaut?

This is an interview of my grandfather about the first time he met an astronaut.

"You never stop learning, you're forever learning new things, and I love that." An Interview with Sharmila Bhattacharya

If Sharmila Bhattacharya wasn't Program Scientist for Space Biology at NASA Headquarters, perhaps she would've been a theater actress. And while her contributions on stage would likely be legendary, we're happy to have her at NASA learning about how space...

How Sputnik Influenced My Life

I interviewed my father Allen bout what historical event had the greatest impact on his life, he chose the Russian satellite Sputnik.

The Space Shuttle Challanger of 1986

In this interview my grandmother recalls the tragic event of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986.

The Life of Ken Emerick

Ken goes through his accomplishments and wishes for the future. As well as his career choices and family members.

Grampy’s interesting life

This is a story about my grandpa and his different stories of his life.

A Legacy of Mentorship

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, and Dr. Len Fisk, former professor and NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, share their long history together--and what it takes to be a great mentor.

Axon-classmate

I interview Christina about how racial issues are impacting her, specifically on campus.

“Doing research in space brings a ‘secret’ sauce to the study of biology, physics, and chemistry.” A conversation with Dr. Craig Kundrot.

Studying phenomena in space can lead to scientific breakthroughs. Dr. Craig Kundrot explains how—and also details his own professional journey from science-loving 5th grader to assistant professor and researcher to division director with NASA.

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Scott Acord and Randy Crane

Randy Crane (46) talks with Scott Acord (59) about his journey from being a minister to working in a Christian finance company before he found the job that most suits him at Providence.

“As a 15-year-old, I was fascinated by stars and galaxies.” An interview with Naseem Rangwala.

Dr. Naseem Rangwala is an astrophysicist and project scientist for the SOFIA mission. SOFIA, or the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, is a modified Boeing 747 airplane carrying a large telescope. SOFIA observes the universe through long infrared wavelengths. As...

From Planetary Detection to Planetary Protection – Ved’s Journey to Becoming a NASA Scientist and Inventor

Dr. Ved Chirayath is both director and lead research scientist for NASA’s Laboratory for Advanced Sensing (LAS) at NASA Ames in Mountain View, California. His research is focused on inventing new instruments and technologies to map the ocean and planetary...

Linda Vaden-Goad’s Moon Landing Story

Dr. Linda Vaden-Goad shares her Moon Landing story for the Moon Landing in Context Project at Framingham State University. Dr. Vaden-Goad speaks about how living in Houston, Texas and watching the Moon Landing impacted her life.

Dave Blumenstock and John Doe

[Recorded Friday, May 19, 2023] Dave (53) and John (39) have a One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. John is a proud father and teaches college writing and literature. Dave has worked in the tourism industry, as an actor,...

“The best thing I could do with my astronomy degree was to share astronomy with other people." An interview with Alex Lockwood

Dr. Alex Lockwood is the project scientist on the science communication team for the James Webb Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute. While earning her Ph.D. in Planetary Astronomy and Science, Alex had the unique opportunity to star...

Persian Gulf War, Vietnam War

We talk about the Persian Gulf War, the Vietnam War, the Space Race, and JFK

Axon- Influencer

This interview reflected on the structures of racism in the life of someone who has influenced me

Experience’s with the man who worked on gemni.

George Allen my grandfather gets interviewed bye his grandson Cameron Evans. George worked at General Electronics where he helped build the fuel cells for the Gemini space ships, the same spaceship that went to the Moon. George's parents were born...

"We look at life in extreme environments and learn about what life can do, how it adapts." An interview with David Smith.

Dr. David Smith is a microbiologist at the NASA Ames Research Center. David led the design, construction, and validation of two NASA Balloon Program payloads carrying biology experiments (E-MIST and MARSBOx) as well as the use of a bio-aerosol collector...

Recollections of Joy
December 12, 2017 App Interview

Fr. James Neilson recollects memories of his student Cassandra Voss, reflections on the Cassandra Voss Center, the impact of the center and Cassandra's legacy.