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Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides:: Space Scientist, Space Explorer, Space Evangelist, Mom, Unabashed Optimist, Catalyst for Human Potential

Whether you are considering inviting Loretta to give a talk or just want to hear more about what she has to say, here are a few videos that will give you a good sense of her medium and her message.

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TEDxManhattanBeach in 2017: Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides wants to use the inspiration and power of space exploration to build a better future for humanity. In her inspiring talk, Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides shares a program she has created for Virgin Galactic’s space engineers called, "The New Right Stuff," an introspective course that challenges participants to hold themselves to a higher bar.

TEDxPasadenaWomen- In 2015 Loretta shares about her impostor syndrome and her personal journey to find who she is and to be that unabashedly. She challenges us all to find our mission and to fulfill what we came to Earth to do.

TEDxNASA in 2009- Loretta talks about how her love of space began and what see ultimately hopes our species will accomplish by exploring the final frontier.

Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides, Founding Astronaut of Virgin Galactic, talks about how achievements and success don't guarantee happiness. She advocates living a mission-driven life by following three steps: 1. Tell the truth to yourself. 2. Give yourself permission. 3. Taking action.