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Book Signing & Inspiring Talk with Col. Eileen Collins

Book Signing & Inspiring Talk with Col. Eileen Collins

Date: Friday, Mar 10, 2023 | 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Location: Air & Space Museum
Categories: Special Events

Join Wings Over the Rockies as we celebrate Women of Aviation Worldwide Week! Hear from Col. Eileen Collins, a former NASA astronaut, USAF Colonel and the first woman to pilot the Space Shuttle and the first woman to command a Space Shuttle Mission. Eileen will share her incredible story, along with signing her book: “Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars”.

Public book signing tickets are sold out. You can still purchase a general admission ticket to the museum and hear Eileen Collins’ Inspiring Talk. You can also purchase a membership and attend the members exclusive book signing from 2:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Teachers and students receive free admission with school ID.

For Members Only – On March 10th from 2:30-3:45 p.m. register for your very own book signing with Col. Eileen Collins.

Members Only Tickets

For museum visitors – this event is included with price of admission.

Eileen will only be signing her book at this event and no other items. Books will be available for purchase at the event.


Eileen Collins was an aviation pioneer her entire career, from her crowning achievements as the first woman to pilot the space shuttle and the first to command an American space mission to her early years as one of the Air Force’s first female pilots.

NASA had such confidence in her skills as a leader that she was entrusted to command the first shuttle mission after the Columbia disaster, returning the US to spaceflight after a two‑year hiatus.

She is the recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross and NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal and was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame, among many other honors.

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