Monica Byrne

Monica Byrne is a resident playwright and science fiction author. Byrne is best-known for her drama "What Every Girl Should Know" and debut novel "The Girl in the Road." She used to work as a writer for NASA.

January 2013

To the Moon, from Chapel Hill

Nearly every U.S. astronaut until 1975 — yes, including Neil, Buzz, John, and Alan — trained at Morehead Planetarium. That’s where they learned to navigate outer space.