Author Archives: Kate

International Space

Last month, I wrote stories about the space programs in Indian and the United Arab Emirates. I learned a lot! For one, the Indian program, called ISRO has been around for decades, quietly building reliable rockets and sending satellites into orbit … Continue reading

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The Bored Astronaut

Last month I got an email from Max Nesterak, a journalist at NPR who works on the podcast called Hidden Brain. He had read my piece in Aeon about being bored during the the four-month isolation mission back in 2013, and wanted to know what it … Continue reading

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Swim Food

After a long delay, here is a post about the very-fun-to-research piece I wrote for Lucky Peach about the food marathon swimmers eat when they swim for a hours on end. Check it out here.

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