Mama Bailey tells all

An interview with my mother Diana about her life and her career

The Space Shuttle Challanger of 1986

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

Larry

Me and my grandma’s fiancé talked about his work in NASA. He worked on the Apollo mission that went to the moon.

Space Shuttle Explosion 1986

My father watched the live video of the space shuttle “Challenger” explosion in his school as a young child and he described his experience on how he felt about this tragedy.

Sit down interview with Joshua

A look into the life of Josh and the decisions he made growing up. For my benefit I asked questions pertaining to my degree and desired career.

Charlotte Tyree Aderholdt tells grandson John Heiberger about some significant memories and historical recollections.

In this interview, conducted November 2019 in Birmingham, AL, John Heiberger (16) interviews his grandmother, Charlotte Tyree Aderholdt, about her significant memories from childhood and young adulthood as well as historical recollections during this time. Mrs. Tyree-Aderholdt shares stories about...

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.

"We should not live in a bubble when we conduct science." A conversation with Florian Schwandner.

From a childhood filled with archeology lessons from his dad, to graduate studies measuring gases from active volcanoes, and then designing early warning systems to detect volcanic activity, Dr. Florian Schwandner's life goal has been to make a difference in...

Space with Mr. Bolden

This was about his life as an astronaut during challenger and the launch of the Hubble telescope.

The Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion

Mrs. Wilson shares her thoughts and experience when the Challenger Space Shuttle exploded in 1986.

"Dealing with science, it's like having a detective job." An interview with Meloe Kacenelenbogen.

In this interview, Dr. Meloe S. Kacenelenbogen discusses her expertise in ‘aerosols,’ suspended particles in the atmosphere. These small particulates can affect air quality and human health and can also impact the Earth’s radiation balance. We also discuss why she...

The Moon Landing of 1969

Interview about the Apollo landing on the moon featuring someone who experienced it in 1969.

A conversation with an Alaskan cyber security professional
November 30, 2021 App Interview

I needed to talk to someone who I didn't know a whole lot about but wasn't boring. So I chose a family friend who grew up in Alaska and later moved to L.A.

“When I was young I always knew I wanted to be a meteorologist.” an interview with William Putman

William Putman, research meteorologist with NASA , was always fascinated by the way meteorologists on television could predict what was going to happen. But instead of comparing weather reports with the blowing of the trees outside his house, Putman now...

Interview with Robert Andrews my grandfather and rocket scientist. Part 2

In the second part of the interview we discuss his career as an engineer working on the CORONA spy satellites, black projects, and Voyager 1-2 for NASA.

"At an early age, I was exposed to all things NASA." An interview with Christina Lim.

Christina Lim is an Experiment Support Scientist with the Cell Science Project and the Biospecimen Sharing Program at Paragon-Tech, who work with NASA Ames. She is also a passionate science communicator and has worked in public outreach and education. In...

"Most of these happenings have been because technology became available that could realize the vision." An interview with Eric Lindstrom.

Meet Eric Lindstrom, a former Physicial Oceanographer for NASA who now works with Saildrone, Inc to map the ocean floor. Eric spent his first day at the beach when he was 3 days old and has been fascinated with marine...