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The First African-American Astronaut to Fly in Space, Dr. Guion S. Bluford Jr., will present

2009-11-03 14:10:57

Dr. Bluford Guion
On Wednesday, November 18 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Dr. Guion S. Bluford, the First African-American Astronaut to fly in space, will present a free lecture on "Flying Aboard the International Space Station" in the Fenn Tower Ballroom (3rd floor). Dr. Bluford will discuss his experience in the astronaut program, the current space operations in support of the International Space Station, and the future of human space flight operations. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Dr. Bluford is currently President of the Aerospace Technology Group, an engineering consulting organization in Cleveland. He is also a retired Colonel in the U.S. Air Force.

This program is sponsored by NASA Glenn Research Center, The Cleveland State University's Michael Schwartz Library, Fenn College of Engineering, College of Science, Office of Institutional Diversity, Provost's Office, Career Services, and Amalgamated Tuna Company.

Visit the Apollo 11 Commemorative Display of the 40th Anniversary of the first manned moon landing, located on the first floor of the Michael Schwartz Library.

For details, contact Theresa Nawalaniec at 216-687-3504 or t.nawalaniec@csuohio.edu

Posted 2009-11-03 14:10:57 by Barbara_Loomis.

Categories: Science and Technology.