Dr Norah Patten will be at Explorium in Sandyford this Saturday for the launch of her new children’s book Shooting For The Stars.
Set to become Ireland’s first astronaut, Norah is an aeronautical engineer, a faculty member at the International Space University and a citizen scientist-astronaut candidate with Project PoSSUM (Polar Suborbital Science in the Upper Mesosphere).
And now a published children’s author, so in other words – one talented lady.
Ok - so this is a really nice way to end any Monday ☺️👍 My book - 'Shooting for the Stars' is out September 16th. THANK YOU to all @OBrienPress and the AMAZING @Laughing_Lion 💕 @DaveTodayFM @AlisonTodayFM @Astro_Nicole @MuireannO_C @MauraDerrane @ISUnet @PoSSUMAstronaut pic.twitter.com/VOZOklH03R
— Dr. Norah Patten 🚀 (@SpaceNorah) August 19, 2019
Shooting For The Stars is all about space and becoming an astronaut, but it’s also about following your dreams and thinking big. The story follows Norah as it teaches kids about the wonders of space travel, astronaut training and life above the clouds.
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Dr. Norah Patten @spacenorah is now on course to become Ireland’s first astronaut! 🚀 Explorium is delighted to host the launch of her @theobrienpress fun and fascinating book 'Shooting for the Stars' all about space and becoming an astronaut but most importantly a book about following your dreams - no matter how big! ⚡ Join Norah in Explorium Gift Shop Saturday September 21st at 2pm! #explorium #space #stem #science
The Mayo woman will be at Explorium in Sandyford this Saturday at 2 p.m. to chat about her book and pose for pictures.
To quote another famous space explorer “to infinity, and beyond”. See you there!