Making Space to Talk

Just like exercise, it is important to talk with our peers, friends, families and colleagues about current and difficult issues. Watch as our panel navigates hard hitting issues related to race, racism, law enforcement and the human experience. #changeyourmilieux

Hidden Figure No More

Mary W. Jackson was once a “hidden figure” at NASA. On Wednesday, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced NASA’s Washington D.C. headquarters is now named after her. Most of us remember the 2016 Film “Hidden Figures” (adapted from Margo Lee Shetterley’s book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women MathematiciansContinue reading “Hidden Figure No More”

“The Air is the Only Place Free of Prejudices”

Bessie Coleman was a courageous pioneer in early aviation. A self made stunt pilot and aviatrix, she travelled twice to France to earn her wings and hone her craft, spending her lifetime inspiring others to challenge stereotypes and societal limitations.

Would you walk on the wing of a flying plane?

The turn of the 20th century was exciting and brilliant with the invention of the airplane.  The idea of flying had only been a dream for inventors and adventurists until December 1903, when three brave and visionary siblings launched their 20 foot by 20 foot spruce and ash built biplane into the sky at KillContinue reading “Would you walk on the wing of a flying plane?”

Interview with Lt Col (ret) Joe Barnard – Special Forces Operator and Founder of Operation Moxi

An unexpected response from a retired operator – gender diversity and what looks like- an interview with Lt Col (ret) Joe Barnard.

Could this be the person who inspired Indiana Jones? Hint: it’s not who you expect

Stuck inside on COVID19 quarantine?  Scared you might be a carrier and don’t know it yet?  Well, pop two Airbornes, wash your hands and sit down to read about one of the world’s most interesting people – Aloha Wanderwell. Aloha Wanderwell was born in Canada as Idris Galcia Hall in Oct 1906 to two BritishContinue reading “Could this be the person who inspired Indiana Jones? Hint: it’s not who you expect”

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China: A pilot’s experience

If you have read the NYTimes.com recently, or any news outlet for that matter, you would think that China is doing nothing to stop the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak of 2020.  Over 2,000 people have died so far from the illness and more than 74k have been diagnosed, and nearly 150 million people in China alone, quarantinedContinue reading “Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China: A pilot’s experience”

Space at your fingertips

The Lagoon Nebula (photo credit: ESA/Hubble, http://www.spacetelescope.org) Space. I have been fascinated by it since I was 5 years old (maybe sooner, but that is my first memory). When I was in kindergarten, I wanted to be Neil Armstrong. By third grade, I was certain I would follow in the footsteps of Sally Ride andContinue reading “Space at your fingertips”