Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Space odyssey: one Irishwoman's life on Mars Culture, 3/9/18; Family Guy; Pat Macpherson, Dhr. Seven (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly
Dr. Shaw's Diary of a Martian Beekeeper is coming to Dublin's Smock Alley Theatre
A bedroom on Mars base (Michael Gibson)
Dr. Niamh Shaw is an Irish scientist who wants to go to Mars. Among the many things she has done to help her realize her dream are spending two weeks in a simulated space lab in the middle of the Utah desert and visiting Space City for a zero-gravity flight.

Now she's written a play that imagines her life on Mars in a space colony. She writes for Culture about her very own space odyssey:

For as long as I can remember I have loved everything to do with space. My whole family did. That was our thing. Together [we were] fascinated by moon landings, the planets in our solar system, the moon, and the stars in the night sky. More

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