[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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