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Wally tells the story of her love of aviation and her quest for spaceflight.
Wally tells the story of her love of aviation and her quest for spaceflight.
Wally teamed up with author Loretta Hall to share her life's adventures and insights with you. The result is Higher, Faster, Longer: My Life in Aviation and My Quest for Spaceflight. It is an inspiring book for people of any age from high school on up.

How many people would still be happy and filfilled despite pursuing a major goal that remains just beyond reach after sixty years of trying? Here is a list of the chapters that show how Wally's experiences and people in her life helped her build an exciting and enjoyable life:

Wally teamed up with author Loretta Hall to share her life's adventures and insights with you. The result is Higher, Faster, Longer: My Life in Aviation and My Quest for Spaceflight. It is an inspiring book for people of any age from high school on up.

How many people would still be happy and filfilled despite pursuing a major goal that remains just beyond reach after sixty years of trying? Here is a list of the chapters that show how Wally's experiences and people in her life helped her build an exciting and enjoyable life:

Find out more about Wally by browsing a photo album of her activities and by reading her memoir.
Chapter 1: The Fascination Begins
   Supergirl
   Call Me Wally
   Throw It a Fish
   Adventurous
Chapter 2: I Sprout Wings
   Stephens College
   Let's Try Something Else
   Taking Flight
   Flying Is Freedom
Chapter 3: I Want Some Space
   Potential Lady Orbiter
   Lovelace 
   You're Better Than That
   Patience
Chapter 4: My Quest Continues
   Not Finished Testing
   I Set a Record
   The Wally Funk Program
   El Toro Testing
   Gravity at USC
Chapter 5: Adventures on Three Continents
   Europe
   Middle East
   Africa
   Back on the Road
Chapter 6: I Look at Flight from Both Sides Now
   Amazing America
   First Lady Inspector at the FAA
   First Lady Investigator at the NTSB
   Unpredictable
   Patterns
Chapter 7: Freedom and Independence
   At Home in Taos
   Chief Pilot Again
   Off to the Races
   A Royal Presence
   The Taos Kid
Chapter 8: Don't Let Your Last Flight Be Your Last Flight
   The Wally Stick
   How to Fly and Stay Alive
   A Wing Against the Sky
Chapter 9: Ninety-Nine Reasons to Travel
   India
   China
   Russia
   Flying High
Chapter 10: Detours on the Way to Space
   The Space Community
   Training for Space
   Space Pilot Eileen Collins
   Star City
Chapter 11: She's Got a Ticket to Fly
   Space Adventures
   Wally's Ticket to Space
   Virgin Galactic
   This Kid Has No Regrets

PLEASE NOTE:
You might see Higher, Faster, Longer listed now on Amazon. What is available is an uncorrected proof copy. Don't order one yet. The final book will be released at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, October 8.
©2020 Loretta Hall
Chapter 1: The Fascination Begins
   Supergirl
   Call Me Wally
   Throw It a Fish
   Adventurous
Chapter 2: I Sprout Wings
   Stephens College
   Let's Try Something Else
   Taking Flight
   Flying Is Freedom
Chapter 3: I Want Some Space
   Potential Lady Orbiter
   Lovelace 
   You're Better Than That
   Patience
Chapter 4: My Quest Continues
   Not Finished Testing
   I Set a Record
   The Wally Funk Program
   El Toro Testing
   Gravity at USC
Chapter 5: Adventures on Three Continents
   Europe
   Middle East
   Africa
   Back on the Road
Chapter 6: I Look at Flight from Both Sides Now
   Amazing America
   First Lady Inspector at the FAA
   First Lady Investigator at the NTSB
   Unpredictable
   Patterns
Chapter 7: Freedom and Independence
   At Home in Taos
   Chief Pilot Again
   Off to the Races
   A Royal Presence
   The Taos Kid
Chapter 8: Don't Let Your Last Flight Be Your Last Flight
   The Wally Stick
   How to Fly and Stay Alive
   A Wing Against the Sky
Chapter 9: Ninety-Nine Reasons to Travel
   India
   China
   Russia
   Flying High
Chapter 10: Detours on the Way to Space
   The Space Community
   Training for Space
   Space Pilot Eileen Collins
   Star City
Chapter 11: She's Got a Ticket to Fly
   Space Adventures
   Wally's Ticket to Space
   Virgin Galactic
   This Kid Has No Regrets

PLEASE NOTE:
You might see Higher, Faster, Longer listed now on Amazon. What is available is an uncorrected proof copy. Don't order one yet. The final book will be released at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) on Thursday, October 8.