Susan Still Kilrain '79 Publishes Children's Book

Renowned former NASA astronaut, Navy test pilot, and aerospace engineer Susan Still Kilrain '79 recently published her children's book, An Unlikely Astronaut! Learn more about Susan's incredible career, as well as her book, at

"An Unlikely Astronaut is the true story of how Astronaut Susan Kilrain overcame all obstacles to achieve her dream of flying in space when no American woman had. As one of only three women and the youngest to ever pilot the space shuttle, her story of unwavering determination will encourage children to reach for the stars even if the odds are against them."

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