Alamae is an amateur astronomer with a passion for anything space and science fiction related. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Communications in 2016, she now works as an Operations Manager in the hospitality industry. When Alamae is not working, she enjoys spending time with her beginner telescope and looking up at the night sky. Alamae's interest in the cosmos started in an astronomy course she took in the planetarium at Glendale Community College. She is also a member of the Planetary Society and the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit. She loves sharing her excitement about the latest news in research, space exploration and innovation and delights in seeing more and more people become excited about it.