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News Archive / Author: Merryl Azriel

Merryl Azriel serves as Managing Editor of Space Safety Magazine while she pursues a career in planetary science research. Merryl holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and a M.S. in Space Studies from the International Space University. She has eight years of R&D experience in the consumer products industry and currently works as a technical writer for NASA and NOAA contractors.

Articles By Merryl Azriel

  • SS2 disaster: Interview with Carolynne Campbell-Knight, rocket engineer

    November 13th, 2014

    In the aftermath of the SpaceShipTwo disaster that injured one pilot and took the life of another on Oct. 31, Carolynne Campbell-Knight was in great demand as media around the world struggled to understand the technology of this suborbital plane, itself powered by a hybrid engine. But Campbell-Knight doesn’t work in the aerospace industry and […]