Meet The Author
Bill Causey has followed the space program since 1961 when he watched on black and white television in his elementary school gymnasium astronaut Alan Shepard become the first American in space. Trained as a lawyer who started his legal career on Capitol Hill, Bill later worked at the United States Department of Justice, the American Red Cross, the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General, and in private law practice. He taught for more than three decades at the Georgetown University Law Center. Bill also has served on numerous historical, educational and literary society boards, including the Board of Trustees of the American University, the Board of Directors of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, and the D.C. Circuit Historical Society. Bill serves as a Docent at the National Air and Space Museum, where he met and talked with dozens of astronauts, engineers, and managers of America’s space effort. Bill and his wife Sally reside in Washington, D.C.