Loretta Hall, the president of New Mexico Press Women, will speak to the Santa Fe Press Women on Saturday, November 12 at noon. Her talk is titled Getting Men to the Moon: Behind the Scenes Stories.
The group meets at Joe’s Dining on Rodeo Road in Santa Fe. Joe’s charges an automatic 24% gratuity to assist with the costs of the room and equipment. Santa Fe Press Women are asking attendees to RSVP in advance.
Loretta Hall is the author of two award-winning space history books. Out of this World: New Mexico‘s Contributions to Space Travel recounts the stories of New Mexico people and programs that played crucial roles in the development of manned spaceflight and, more recently, the commercial space industry.Space Pioneers: In Their Own Words presents annotated excerpts from oral history interviews with ninety men and women who worked on various space programs from 1945 through the space shuttle era.
Her newest book, The Complete Space Buff’s Bucket List: 100 Space Things to Do Before You Die is a finalist in the 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Loretta is a Space Ambassador for the National Space Society and the current president of New Mexico Press Women.