Michelle is a casual writer, photographer, and an avid amateur astronomer in her down time. She writes about local news and developments in science, space, and technology. Michelle is a science nerd, video gamer, and pop-culture geek who loves her pets. Born and raised from Kankakee, IL, and an energetic prep-cook at ONU.
This weekend, for the first time in 11 years since the National Aeronautics and Space Association retired the space shuttle fleet, a rocket will attempt to launch from the U.S. soil of Cape Canaveral, Florida this Saturday afternoon carrying two astronauts into orbit and delivering them safely to the International Space Station.