The International Women’s Air & Space Museum, in
partnership with NASA Glenn Research Center, will host a special
guest appearance from astronaut Catherine “Cady”
Coleman on Tuesday, January 3rd.
Cady (pictured) will provide a post-flight mission briefing with
a question and answer session. Following the presentation, there
will be an informal meet and greet and autograph session.
Cady Coleman was born December 14, 1960 in Charleston, South
Carolina. She was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Air
Force in 1983 after receiving her bachelor of science in Chemistry
from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She earned a
doctorate in polymer science and engineering from the University of
Massachusetts in 1991. In 1992 she joined NASA. This past May,
Coleman returned home after 159 days aboard the International Space
Station, as a member of the Expedition 26 and 27 crews. In
addition, Cady was a mission specialist on STS-73 and was lead
mission specialist on STS-93 for the deployment of the Chandra
Cady Coleman is a former IWASM volunteer and looks forward to
joining IWASM staff and supporters at this event in January.
The International Women’s Air & Space Museum is
located in the Burke Lakefront Airport terminal building in
Cleveland, OH. Museum admission is free and exhibits are open 8:00
am – 7:00 pm daily. (Image provided by NASA)