Seventh grader Alyssa Carson grabbed recent headlines because she wants to be one of the first humans on Mars. Accumulating the right stuff starts early these days. This young woman has been pursuing her space dream since she was in diapers.
She's been on a tear, attending Space Academy, Robotics Academy, National Flight Academy, NASA's Space Flight Academy, Sally Ride Academy, Sally Ride day camps, Space Camp Turkey, Space Camp Canada -- and every other space camp in the world. She's witnessed three space shuttle launches. She's done a...
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