SAME Real TiME Podcast Eleven - Interview with Eileen Collins


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In this episode, the first woman to command an American spacecraft, Col. Eileen Collins, USAF (Ret.), discusses how she became interested in flight and her path to becoming a pilot and an astronaut, her thought process on leading the first manned spaceflight after the Columbia disaster, and her advice to youth on the importance of following your dreams. Collins is the Keynote Speaker for the upcoming SAME Joint Engineer Training Conference in Columbus, Ohio, May 23-25, 2017. Real TiME Podcasts feature an inside look at the work of SAME’s 30,000 members and 105 Posts contributing to the 2020 SAME Strategic Plan and to strengthening the engineering potential of the United States.

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