"The biggest thing for humans is to see that vast unknown." —Linda Dawson
Former NASA engineer Linda Dawson is an author, speaker, science educator, and STEM advocate
Read Linda’s latest books…
New for 2021! 2nd Edition of Politics and Perils
Books available in paperback and Kindle!
Recent news and events
The Monocle – Foreign Affairs Radio PodcastsPosted: 2022-10-29
From WWII to the Space Race: The Story of Project PaperclipPosted: 2022-08-19
The Linda Getch Dawson STEM Scholarship for WomenPosted: 2021-09-29
Current writing project: “Women in Air and Space – a Personal Perspective”Posted: 2021-09-20
Throwback photo gallery: Linda had lofty goals from a young age…
Feature story from UW Tacoma:
Read more about Linda in this April 2017 news story published by UW Tacoma:
“Senior Lecturer Emeritus Linda Dawson has helped launch space shuttles and a university.
She’s embarking on a new adventure as a professional author.”
A leader and motivator in the sciences
Linda Dawson shares her education and experience with the next generation
B.S. in Engineering, Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT; M.S. in Engineering, Aeronautics and Astronautics, George Washington University at NASA Langley Research Center; Ph.D. courses (ABD) at University of Washington.
As an author, Linda draws on her experience in the space program, aeronautics industry, and higher education to shed light on political issues in contemporary space exploration.
Dedicated to training the next generation of students in math and science, Linda taught college-level courses for over 30 years across a varitey of subjects in engineering, math, statistics, physical sciences, and technology.