Diamond Classic – Eastern Women’s Baseball Conference

Source: Diamond Classic – Eastern Women’s Baseball Conference

Future of hockey, baseball in question at ECC – The Buffalo News

Cutting the two sports would affect about 60 students but could save as much as $134,000.

Source: Future of hockey, baseball in question at ECC – The Buffalo News

Ellen Ochoa: First Latina Astronaut, Inventor and Now Director of “Mission Control” – America Comes Alive

Ellen Ochoa (1958-   ) is a veteran astronaut who was chosen for four space flights and has almost one thousand flight hours to her credit.  She was the first Latina to be chosen as an astronaut, […]

Source: Ellen Ochoa: First Latina Astronaut, Inventor and Now Director of “Mission Control” – America Comes Alive

Roundup: UCLA softball 1 win away from Women’s College World Series | Pac-12

UCLA softball opened up the Los Angeles Super Regional Thursday night with an 8-7 win over Ole Miss in 11 innings.

Source: Roundup: UCLA softball 1 win away from Women’s College World Series | Pac-12

Study finds female students less likely to drop engineering program if female mentored

Source: Study finds female students less likely to drop engineering program if female mentored

Borders aims to inspire with book – Daily Pilot

Former trailblazing pitcher shares story of struggle in baseball and life.

Source: Borders aims to inspire with book – Daily Pilot

St. Paul Saints to honor pro baseball rarity, a woman pitcher,…

Source: St. Paul Saints to honor pro baseball rarity, a woman pitcher,…

Two Veteran NASA Astronauts Joined the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame | NASA

Ochoa has flown in space four times, including the STS-66, STS-96 and STS-110 missions, logging nearly 1,000 hours in orbit. She is Johnson’s first Hispanic director and its second female director. She also has served as the center’s deputy director and director of Flight Crew Operations.

Source: Two Veteran NASA Astronauts Joined the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame | NASA

On Being A Scientist (And Patent Holder) At Any Age – Science Friday

It’s estimated that nearly 500,000 pieces of space junk—often debris from broken satellites— pose a threat to spacecraft. Overcrowding in near-Earth orbit is a real problem that scientists are working to solve, and in 2014, high school sophomore Amber Yang set out to help find a solution. That year, debris from an old Chinese satellite collided with an active Russian satellite, and the remains of the collision threatened millions of dollars’ worth of U.S. space instruments.

Source: On Being A Scientist (And Patent Holder) At Any Age – Science Friday

Baseball wasn’t easy on Ila Borders, but she wouldn’t change a thing

Yes, former professional pitcher and St. Paul Saint Ila Borders is still involved in baseball; you just don’t hear about it. That’s the way she wanted it.

Source: Baseball wasn’t easy on Ila Borders, but she wouldn’t change a thing

NYTimes: For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/26/us/for-army-infantrys-1st-women-heavy-packs-and-the-weight-of-history.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

The Army has sought to play down the significance of the mixed-gender milestone. But female grunts see it as monumental and revolutionary.