[amsat-bb] Re: Alan Shepard, First American in Space
Daniel "Nick" Kucij
dnkucij at myfairpoint.net
Wed May 4 12:16:51 PDT 2011
Alan Shepard was born in Derry, NH. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery
Center in Concord, NH will celebrate:
Super Stellar Friday: "The Life & Legacy of Alan Shepard"
May 5, 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic
flight as the first American in space. This Friday, following a
special presentation of planetarium show, Tonight's Sky at 7 PM, join
Discovery Center Education Director David McDonald for a fascinating
look at the life, major accomplishments, space flights, and little-
known fun facts of this New Hampshire and American Hero!
The Discovery Center observatory will be open from 7-10 PM. Following
the program will be a FREE Skywatch outside with the New Hampshire
Astronomical Society including personal telescope advice and
assistance. Telescope viewing begins at 7 PM.
73 Nick KB1RVT
kb1rvt at amsat.org
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