Dr. Bains was one of the earliest female physics majors at The Valley. She spent most of her career with NASA where she worked primarily with the Space Shuttle program. Dr. Baines received the Distinguished Alumna Award from LVC in 2015.
Date: April 13, 2014
Interviewed by Dr. Art Ford, Professor Emeritus of English and Alumnus, Class of 1959.
Transcribed by Jessica Oliveri, Vernon and Doris Bishop Library Student Worker and Alumna, Class of 2015.
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