Last week, the three of us road tripped down to DC to attend the annual culminating event in International Education: NAFSA 2008. When people asked what I was doing in DC, the conversation consistently sounded something like this:
Me: I’m here for the NAFSA conference-
Friend: WHOA! You’re at a space conference? That’s amazing. I can’t believe you are building space ships!
Me: Well, actually it’s a conference for-
Friend: So, are you going to space?
Me: …Yes. Yes I am. Read more