Press Release

New Hat at The Space Store for Future Astronauts In Training

By SpaceRef Editor
March 30, 2004
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HOUSTON, TX – The next scheduled NASA Space Shuttle flight, STS-114, will
be commanded by astronaut Eileen Collins. This flight will serve as an
inspiration to women and girls around the world. Preparing for that event,
The Space Store is prepared to outfit tomorrow’s female astronauts with a
new hat creation.

“I read all too often that as girls get older and enter high school, they
loose interest in math and the sciences,” said The Space Store President
Dayna Steele Justiz. “We are hoping that with this fun hat we can make a
statement that it is cool to be smart.” The white brushed-cotton hat
features ASTRONAUT IN TRAINING on the front and SMART GIRLS ROCK! on the
back along with the Venus symbol for women on the side. It is adjustable
and washable. The hat retails for $16.95 and is available online
exclusively at Steele Justiz added, “The response
from women at NASA, including some of the astronauts and engineers, has been

The Space Store, a Space Media Inc. Company and a subsidiary of SPACEHAB
Inc., is the largest space-related retail website in the Universe, shipping
around the world and featuring over 750 quality products including official
NASA mission patches, NASA logo clothing, space toys, real space food and
astronaut autographs. The Space Store is located at 1400 NASA Road One,
across from the NASA-Johnson Space Center, and online at

Dayna Steele Justiz

President, E-Commerce & Retail Division

1400 NASA Parkway Suite D

Houston TX 77058


281.685.8587 Mobile

281.333.3880 Fax

A Space Media Inc. – SPACEHAB Inc. Company

SpaceRef staff editor.