Saturday, December 18 – 1 p.m.
The Lone Star Flight Museum welcomed Col. Eileen Collins USAF (retired) to the museum on Saturday, December 18 to give a talk and participate in a book signing to promote her long awaited memoir entitled Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars: The Story of the First American Woman to Command a Space Mission, produced by Skyhorse Publishing is now available at a variety of book stores and online.
Colonel Eileen M. Collins (ret.) is the first female space shuttle pilot and commander and was one of the first USAF female pilots. Her book signing at the museum is the only Houston stop in promoting her autobiography. The Texas Aviation Hall of Fame member will talk about her book and her goal to inspire future generations in careers in STEM and aerospace programs.
This event is included in your general admission ticket and free for members.
“What a read!” – Tom Hanks
“Read, be amazed, then get this book into the hands of young explorers.” – Thomas D. Jones, Astronaut
“Eileen proves that there is no limit to what we can do if we stay true to our goals and keep moving forward.” – Buzz Aldrin