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Former rocket scientist turned SF author


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STEPHANIE OSBORN

Interstellar Woman of Mystery

 

Few can claim the varied background of Stephanie Osborn, the Interstellar Woman of Mystery.

Veteran of more than 20 years in the civilian space program, as well as various military space defense programs, she worked on numerous space shuttle flights and the International Space Station, and counts the training of astronauts on her resumé. Her space experience also includes Spacelab and ISS operations, variable star astrophysics, Martian aeolian geophysics, radiation physics, and nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons effects.

Stephanie holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in four sciences:
astronomy, physics, chemistry and mathematics, and she is “fluent” in several more, including geology and anatomy.

In addition she possesses a license of ministry, has been a duly sworn, certified police officer, and is a National Weather Service certified storm spotter.

Her travels have taken her to the top of Pikes Peak, across the world’s highest suspension bridge, down gold mines, in the footsteps of dinosaurs, through groves of giant Sequoias, and even to the volcanoes of the Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest, where she was present for several phreatic eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Now retired from space work, Stephanie has trained her sights on writing. She has authored, co-authored, or contributed to more than 20 books, including the celebrated science-fiction mystery, Burnout: The Mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281. She is the co-author of the “Cresperian Saga,” book series, and currently writes the critically acclaimed “Displaced Detective” series, described as “Sherlock Holmes meets The X-Files.” She recently released the paranormal/horror novella El Vengador, based on a true story, as an ebook.

In addition to her writing work, the Interstellar Woman of Mystery now happily “pays it forward,” teaching math and science through numerous media including radio, podcasting and public speaking, as well as working with SIGMA, the science-fiction think tank.

The Mystery continues.

Birth Place
Clarksville, TN USA
Accomplishments

Bachelor of Science, Austin Peay State University
Majors: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Minor: Geology
Master of Science, Vanderbilt University
Majors: Astronomy
Minors: Physics,Geology
Ministry License, North Tennessee Bible Institute
ACE certified personal trainer
Madison City Schools certified substitute teacher
American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification
National Weather Service certified storm spotter

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My current release is Extraction Point! with NYT best-selling author Travis S. Taylor. What if you faced an adversary who could be anywhere, any-when, at once? What if he were kidnapping scientists, stealing gold, and snatching all of the makings for... many... MANY... neutron bombs? What if his science was far beyond anything the most brilliant minds of your world can imagine? How would you stop him? COULD you stop him? The e-ARC has just been released for review! The e-ARC is already available for purchase in .pdf format!

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