In addition to being a self-proclaimed space nerd, Emily Elmer is a litigation paralegal and former college football journalist. First inspired by the shuttle program as a child, and later by the work of Stephen Hawking, Emily has had a lifelong passion for spaceflight and astrophysics. She recently participated in the NASA Social for the launch of the Parker Solar Probe at Kennedy Space Center. A life long learner, Emily spends her free time reading up on the latest scientific discoveries and sharing them on social media. She loves sharing her passion for aerospace with others and inspiring the next generation of stargazers.