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    Esther Dyson on Astronaut Training in Russia



    Esther Dyson on Astronaut Training in Russia
    Maker Faire - San Mateo County Event Center
    What's a nice lady like you doing in (a) space like this?Esther Dyson tells tales of her cosmonaut training. Recently returned from five months at the Yuri Gagarain Cosmonaut Training Center outside Moscow, she comes equipped with photos and stories - and a willingness to answer questions.Following on President Obama's call to "begin again the work of remaking America," Maker Faire 2009 was organized around the theme of Re-Make America. Held in the San Francisco Bay Area, Maker Faire celebrates what President Obama called "the risk takers, the doers, and the makers of things."