Alyssa – June 2015
|Born||March 10, 2001|
Hammond, Louisiana, U.S.
|Residence||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Education||Baton Rouge International School|
Alyssa Carson (born March 10, 2001) is an American space enthusiast and public speaker.
Biography[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]
Her father Bert Carson enrolled her in United States Space Camp in 2008. She returned to Space Camp several times in the following years and also attended Space Camp in Laval, Quebec and in Izmir, Turkey.
In 2014, Carson appeared on Steve Harvey and was honored as their youngest Female Groundbreaker. She has also featured in other media around the world including BBC, CBS, Independent, NBC Nightly News, and Australian Daily Telegraph.
As of October 2016, Carson was the youngest person to be accepted to the Advanced Possum Academy. Carson lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her father. Carson attended Baton Rouge International High School. She appeared in the movie "The Mars Generation". Carson walked the red carpet at Sundance Film Festival for the premiere of the movie. She is also the youngest applicant to International Space University.
Public speaking[edit | hide | edit source]
- NASA panel at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – January 2014Template:Third-party inlineTemplate:Failed verification
- TEDx Kalamata, Greece – June 2014
- PANGEA. The 2015 Starting Point in Madrid, Spain – January 2015Template:Third-party inlineTemplate:Unreliable source?
- xStem 2015 at the USA Science and Engineering Festival – September 2015Template:Third-party inlineTemplate:Failed verification
- MBN Y Forum in Seoul, South Korea – February 2016
- International Mars Society Convention in Washington D.C. – September 2016Template:Third-party inline
- University of Louisiana Lafayette Women's Conference in Lafayette, LA – March 2017
- BBYO International Convention in Orlando, FL – February 2018Template:Third-party inlineTemplate:Failed verification
References[edit | hide | edit source]
- "Next stop, Mars : Eighth grader Alyssa Carson is a media darling and 12-time Space Camp vet with a big dream". AL.com. Retrieved October 9, 2016.
- "Teen trying to make an out-of-this-world dream a reality". Retrieved October 9, 2016.
- "First Person to Complete NASA's Passport Program is Astronaut.com's friend Alyssa Carson". Astronaut. November 26, 2013. Retrieved October 9, 2016.
- "Female Groundbreaker: Alyssa". Steve Harvey Show. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
- 'Mars girl' Alyssa Carson answers BBC audience questions, November 7, 2014, retrieved October 9, 2016
- "Alyssa Carson: Could this 13-year-old girl from Louisiana be the first". The Independent. October 8, 2014. Retrieved October 9, 2016.
- "13-Year-Old Girl Plans to Be First Astronaut to Walk on Mars". NBC News. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
- "Teen may be first person on Mars". Retrieved October 9, 2016.
- Mars mission: Could US girl, 13, be first on red planet?, October 7, 2014, retrieved October 9, 2016
- "13 Reasons We Totally Believe This Girl Will Be The First Person On Mars". MTV News. Retrieved October 9, 2016.
- Smith, Maggie. "NASA's Blueberry". Madison Dodger Online. Retrieved October 9, 2016.
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- "IE University students bring together 200 young talents from 65 countries at the international PANGEA meeting". IE University. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
- Alyssa Carson – Teen Astronaut in Training, USA Science & Engineering Festival, September 13, 2015, retrieved October 9, 2016
- MBN Y Forum Session4 Future Show, Alyssa Carson, March 11, 2016, retrieved October 9, 2016
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