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NEWS x MUSE Michael Sandoval talks with astronaut Dr. Katya Echazarreta about her experience of being the first Mexican-born woman in space in addition to working with William Shatner on the documentary, William Shatner: You Can Call Me Bill at San Diego Comic-Con.

Katya Echazarreta is a graduate of UCLA with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. She interned at NASA JPL and then eventually transitioned to a full-time engineering position and worked on 5 NASA missions including Perseverance and Europa Clipper. She then earned her Masters at John Hopkins University in Electrical Engineering. She is hoping to help bridge the gaps between students and young professionals in STEM fields.

You Can Call Me Bill follows the life of William Shatner from make-believe starship captain to a real-life rocketman, Shatner has led one of the most unique and best-lived lives on the planet. And while the actor William Shatner may be recognizable around the globe, the man behind the masks is even more interesting than the iconic roles he’s played.

Join Legion M and the acclaimed documentary team at Exhibit A Pictures (Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist, Memory: The Origins of Alien, 78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene) in producing this fascinating look at one of the most illustrious actors of our time.

Learn more about the film by following the link here