Now Abby has received a different, but nevertheless worthwhile award
She also visited NASA to meet the SARSAT
"Currently, the SARSAT system has saved more than 205 lives in the United States this year alone. However, Affens and his team are developing new technology that will detect distress signals in less than five minutes, a process made possible by placing repeater technology on the Air Force's network of Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites.
Two posts on her blog:A week in Maryland
and day 2 in Washington