(You can scroll down for the video, too.)
This is CBS news footage of Kathy Sullivan's first mission launch on October 5, 1984.
The "real life Eliza" when she was a white belt.
(Just because I think they're fun!)
(Or at least a good place to start.)
The "real life Eliza" as a 3rd degree black belt.
(Just because I think it's fun!)
(This is an awesome website about
If you'd like to see a longer version of STS 41-G Mission highlights, check out this video. It has some really cool video of the crew having breakfast, preparing to board, and boarding the shuttle.
Carmella Van Vleet
children's author and part-time ninja
(This is a great list of books with characters dealing with real life challenges for middle grade readers.)
Video of the world record for distance of a paper airplane.
Highlights from STS-41G narrated by Kathy Sullivan and fellow crew member Dave Leestma. Around the 7:45 mark, Kathy begins her historic spacewalk. (From COSI's 30th anniversary celebration in Columbus, Ohio.)