Join Donate

Share Your Story • Edward Bagnell • December 3, 2013

A Journey in Time

A Journey in Time

It all started for me in high school. I lived in New Orleans in an area that had a lot of families whose parents worked in the areospace business either at NASA Michoud or Stenis Space Centers. I watched and read everything and anything associated with space or aerospace technology. In the summer of 1965 I was lucky enought to get a part-time summer job with Chrysler Aerospace wooking at the Michoud Assembly Center in New Orleans East. It was only for 6 weeks but I was hooked. After high School graduation I enrolled at LSU in aeronautical engineering, thinking that is what I wanted to do. I ended up changing my major to Mechnical Engineering, after the bottom fell out of the Aerospace business once Apollo was cancelled. I have been and will always be a arent aerospace proponent and follower. I would really like to go to Mars.

Comments & Sharing
astronaut on Phobos
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

The Planetary Fund

Help advance robotic and human space exploration, defend our planet, and search for life.


You are here: