three weeks down of the new job so far. everything is going amazing! only downside is I've not had much time for blogging. I was totally on a roll, and then just stopped rolling. Anywho.
my first week was great, so great in fact to end the week I got to meet an astronaut. Mr. Harrison "Jack" Schmitt. The last man to walk on the moon. He was part of the Apollo 17 mission the the moon. The reason he came to speak to the students in my department is because he was the first astronaut who was a geologist to walk on the moon. The department I work in is part of the Earth Sciences Geology dept. He was so nice and incredibly personable. His stories were so amazing to hear. I felt like an astronaut groupie. lol
and if you've ever seen this photo of Earth, you might be surprised to learn Jack took this photo from spacethis photo is called The Blue Mable, it is said to be one of, if not the most used photo of the Earth.