Not Necessarily Rocket Science: A Beginner's Guide to Life in the Space Age (Women in Science, Aerospace Industry, Mars)
Kellie Gerardi (Author)
November 24, 2020
4.9 X 7.1 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author
Kellie Gerardi is anaerospace, defense, and technology professional and a popular sciencecommunicator. She conducts bioastronautics research in microgravity with theInternational Institute for Astronautical Sciences (IIAS) and in 2021 wasannounced as a commercial astronaut and payload specialist contracted to fly ona dedicated research flight with Virgin Galactic. Kellie is the world's firstindustry-sponsored researcher contracted to fly on a commercial spacecraft.Kellie serves on the Defense Council for the Truman National Security Projectand on the Board of Directors for The Explorers Club, whose esteemed flag shecarried during a crew rotation at the Mars Desert Research Station. Kellie alsoholds a leadership role in global Mission Operations at Palantir Technologies.She is the author of Not Necessarily Rocket Science andthe children's picture book series Luna Muna. Kellie livesin Jupiter, Florida with her husband Steven and their daughter DeltaV.