Saturday Signing with Astronaut Susan Kilrain
We’re excited to welcome Augusta’s own Astronaut Susan Kilrain, joining us to sign her book AN UNLIKELY ASTRONAUT.
📖 Saturday, February 17th
✍️ 1 to 3 PM
🚀 About the author:
Commander Susan Still Kilrain is an astronaut, a Navy test pilot, an aerospace engineer and a world traveler. She is the youngest person to pilot the space shuttle, and one of only three women to do so. Susan piloted space shuttle missions STS-83 and STS-94, spending more that twenty days in space. Susan is currently a motivational speaker, specializing in encouraging young women and underprivileged teens to excel in STEM careers.
📖 About the book:
AN UNLIKELY ASTRONAUT tells the true story of how Astronaut Susan Kilrain overcame all obstacles to achieve her dream of flying in space after growing up in a time when, as a woman, it seemed nearly impossible. Her story of unwavering determination will encourage children to reach for the stars even if the odds are against them. Perfect for ages 5-8.
Readers can further engage with Susan’s journey using the book’s Click & See™ interactivity that enhances the reading experience with photos and videos from her life and career.