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Above & Beyond

Colonel Eileen Collins
Leadership Lessons from Apollo to Discovery

Monday, March 25, 2013
7 p.m., Burney Center

Co-sponsored by the Mimi Cunningham Speaker Series Endowment of the Department of Communication Studies

"Eileen Collins is a living, breathing example of the best that our nation has to offer."—NASA Chief Michael Griffin

Eileen Collins has logged over 872 hours in space. During her lecture, she recounts her own leadership experiences as the first female space shuttle pilot and commander, and offers her unique perspective on the future of the space program in America.

An interview with Eileen Collins

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