graduate student in astrobiology,
University of Washington
she join the Mars Flight Simulation? "I think it's important
work, not just for future space flight but for understanding how our own
earthly biosphere works. And I hope it will increase the odds that I am
selected for the Mars Mission, whenever it happens!"
her interested in science? "I have always been fascinated by
the unknown. When I was a girl I loved to explore. And that led to wanting
to understand everything about the things I found while exploring."