Are you kidding me?
I tried to be nice.
I tried to be quiet.
I tried to keep this site a supportive, welcoming place where e-mentoring could be had for the price of a click.
But really. REALLY? When the long-awaited first images of Stardust’s encounter of Tempel 1 were released today, THIS is the headline NASA chose?
You know better than this.
You know that language matters, and that women matter to the future of the space agency.
Documents referenced: NASA press release 11-046 released at 8:39 p.m.; Deep Impact biosketches or interviews of Co-Investigators Lucy McFadden, Jessica Sunshine, and Karen Meech; NASA History Style Guide, which states “All references referring to the space program should be non-gender specific (e.g. human, piloted, un-piloted, robotic).”, and two broken links to the NASA Quest web site, which highlighted women at NASA.