Michael P. Anderson Memorial Aerospace Public Program
Time: Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Event Type: Public Program
Location: William M. Allen Theater
Friday February 1, 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of the tragic loss of Space Shuttle Columbia her crew, including Washington native Lt. Col. (USAF) Michael P. Anderson. The Michael P. Anderson Memorial Aerospace Program Committee is honored to present a public program of speakers to commemorate this somber event. Special guest and keynote speaker, astronaut Capt. (USN) Robert L. Curbeam, Jr. was a member of Michael Anderson’s astronaut class. He is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and is vice president, Mission Assurance, for Raytheon Company’s Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business.
2:00 pm “Reaching Your Potential Panel” representing African-Americans who serve in a variety of roles in the community:
Moderator - Jasmine Bridges, Build Integration Manufacturing Engineer, The Boeing Company
1. Richard Johnson, Engineering System Operator Commercial Flight Operations, The Boeing Company
2. Lt. Col. (USAF) Kimberly Scott, Airline Pilot Alaska Airlines
3. Dr. Dorian Holmes, Naturopathic Physician
4. First Officer Kurtis Casey Pilot, Alaska Airlines
2:45 pm Keynote presentation by Astronaut Robert Curbeam
The program included with admission to the Museum and is Free for Members.