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An exclusive interview with Dr. Mary Ellen Weber, a NASA Astronaut

By on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments


Rachida Bami and Fouad Touzani, AMAD’s board members, were honored to meet Dr. Mary Ellen Weber for an exclusive interview on her visit to Fez in January, 2015. Dr. Weber is a NASA Astronaut since 1992 and currently holds the position of the Vice President of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Weber has logged over 3,500 skydives since 1983. She is an nine-time silver/bronze medallist at the U.S. National Skydiving Championships, and she participated in the world record largest completed freefall formation in 2002, with 300 people. In addition, she is an instrument-rated pilot, with over 800 hours flying time, including 600 in jet aircraft. For the full interview, please visit this link . For more information about Dr. Weber, please visit

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