I was so excited when I had the chance to meet Buzz Aldrin (pictured right with To Yuen-lam), the second astronaut to step on the moon in 1969.
We exchanged e-mail addresses and I got his autograph.
He encouraged me to become an astronaut and go to Mars, and gave me the idea for a book, The Mystery of the Mango Black Hole. It's about Jane and Bobcat, the clever kitty that she adores.
The pair were chosen to find a new planet for humans to live on, because Earth was no longer suitable.
As they explored, they fell into a black hole. But it wasn't a typical black hole - this one had mangoes that would rain down when you were hungry. Also, there was oxygen and the temperature was suitable for humans.
For the cover, I decided to draw Jane and Bobcat being pulled into the black hole. I drew stars in the background, with a mango at the bottom and a spacecraft. I'm very glad I made this book. I really enjoyed making the model of the spacecraft, designing the cover and writing the story.