Mrs. Greene & Dr. Sullivan Attend Discovery Day

Posted by Laurie Sullivan at 4/21/2012

DSC07678On Saturday, April 21 Mrs. Greene and Dr. Sullivan attended a special program for educators at the National Air & Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center. The day started with presentations by:

  • Astronaut Dr. Joe Allen
  • STS-5 Columbia, 1982 – First deployment of two commercial communications satellites from the Orbiter’s payload bay. STS-51A Discovery, 1984. Dr. Allen is currently Chief Executive Officer of Space Industries International, Inc.

  • Dr. Mark Uhran, Director International Space Station, NASA Headquarters
  • Dan Dumbacher, Human Exploration & Operations
  • Dennis Stone, Commercial Crew & Cargo Program

Next up was a workshop for teachers on making and launching paper rockets with students, followed by a visit to the orbiter Discovery and the test model of Orion. The day ended with visiting more than 40 space-related stations set up for the public around the museum.Photos posted on Flickr DSC07569DSC07640DSC07638DSC07653Launcher for Paper RocketDSC07652DSC07650DSC07658DSC07662DSC07664DSC07667DSC07668DSC07670DSC07683