Day 5: The Astronauts’ Way

Day 5: The Astronauts’ Way

Today I found myself in the presence of two astronauts – Butch Wilmore, who lived for about six months in space, and Harrison (Jack) Schmitt, the only scientist to have walked on the moon.  And I also got a glimpse into the way astronauts think. Butch is an active...
Surprises in the Desert

Surprises in the Desert

The sign on the dirt road said “Cattle on Road,” but all around was desert, dry and empty, except for scrub brush and one black steer that stared as our caravan of vans and Jeeps drove by in a veil of dust. Then suddenly, the veil lifted and there it was — an...