NASA Speaker at Museum July 24-25

Friday, July 24, 2009
SEATTLE, July 20, 2009--NASA spokesman Ted Ro will conduct two family-oriented presentations about the "NASA Vision for Space Exploration." Ro is currently serving as a patent attorney in the Johnson Space Center's Office of Chief Counsel. He has been with NASA for 23 years. During that time Ro has worked on various projects associated with upgrading Mission Control for dual Shuttle/International Space Station operations. He will speak on NASA's Exploration Mission and plans to return to the Moon.The programs will be at 2 p.m. on July 24 - 25. The program is in the William M. Allen Theater, and is free with admission to the Museum.
 
These special programs are part of The Museum of Flight's July celebration of the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 that includes an exhibit of original artwork of Apollo 11 by NASA artist Paul Calle, the NASA "Vision for Space Exploration" mobile exhibit, public programs with NASA speakers, and a temporary display of Apollo 10 astronaut John Young's space suit. These special events are in addition to the many Apollo artifacts on permanent display in the Museum's space gallery. For more information about the NASA "Vision for Space Exploration" mobile exhibit at the Museum July  23 -25, see: http://www.museumofflight.org/event/nasa's-exploration-experience-exhibit

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