A Book Launched Janice Voss Into Space

ebruary 11, 2000 Astronaut Janice Voss lifted off aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor for her fifth and final space flight. A book led Voss into space. “I happened to pick up the year before my sixth grade, which is in 1966, a copy of Madeleine L’Engle’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’… it was the most interesting thing I had ever read. (T)hat’s what got me an interest in space and my path to be an astronaut.”

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