(TV Series documentary)
Catherine Coleman | Dr. Catherine G. Coleman
Did You Know?
Besides affirming that she earned "the most impossible dream job," Coleman states simply, "We're learning about Mars because we're going there."
Coleman went on to serve as Chief of robotic arm operations and training for all Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions. During mission STS-116, when a station solar panel array became stuck in mid-retraction, Coleman led the team responsible for devising its recovery. The solution involved using the station's robotic arm to deploy spacewalking astronauts who manually straightened...