As the Cradle of Aviation Museum continues their March to Apollo at 50, eight members of the Kellenberg STEM Cluster attended a lecture from NASA Astronaut Captain Bill Shepherd Tuesday, May 15. Cpt. Shepherd focused his lecture on his 4 years of training between the US and Russian facilities that culminated with him commanding the first crew of the International Space Station.
Video of their four-month mission augmented Cpt. Shepherd’s stories and descriptions of life in space. The question and answer period opened insight as to where space travel may go and first-hand accounts of acclimating to both zero gravity and life back on Earth. We are grateful for the partnership with the Cradle of Aviation Museum which has provided the fantastic experience for our students.