For this post, I'm happy to turn the reins of writing over to a young lady, an 11-year-old one. Victoria Robinson recently had her essay about solar sailing published online by The Planetary Society. The essay relates her experience of attending a Solar Sail Symposium in New York City.
Victoria's essay isn't simply a kid's take on science. It's also an account of how education and volunteerism have provided her with many great father-daughter moments, including a trip to The Big Apple to meet tennis superstar Venus Williams. She also got a chance to visit with Bill Nye the Science Guy.
Lastly, this post is part of a series I am doing dedicated to solar sailing. Here are my previous posts on the subject:
Harnessing "The Wind From the Sun"
Come Sail Away with Bradbury and Post...and Me