A Fan-Operated Science Fiction and Fantasy Literary and Filk Convention in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area
(Marianne Dyson) Marianne Dyson was one of NASA’s first female flight controllers, serving as a Flight Activities Officer during the first Space Shuttle flights, the subject of her memoir, A Passion for Space. Since leaving NASA, she has shared her passion through writing and appearances. Her children's nonfiction books have won top awards for writing and science content. She has coauthored two books with Apollo 11’s Buzz Aldrin for National Geographic (including Welcome to Mars which was an NSTA Best STEM Book). She speculates about the future through articles and science fiction published most often in Ad Astra, the magazine of the National Space Society, and Analog Science Fiction magazine. Many of her stories are reprinted in her collection, Fly Me to the Moon. Learn more via her website & free monthly Science Snacks blog.
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