Story Musgrave (M.D. and former NASA Astronaut) will visit Mexico Academy and Central Schools to speak with the students and the community on the importance of STEM education.
He will present to the public on April 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mexico Middle School.
A showcase of MACS student and teacher work will be available at 5:30 p.m. in the Mexico Middle School Auditorium.
Musgrave holds numerous bachelor’s and master’s degrees ranging from literature to business administration as well as a doctorate in medicine.
United States Marine Corps veteran, doctor, astronaut, scientist, Kentucky native, father and artist, Musgrave enjoys chess, gardening, parachuting, photography, flying and more.
“A veteran of six space flights, Dr. Musgrave has spent a total of 1,281 hours 59 minutes, 22 seconds in space,” (www.jsc.nasa.gov).
For more information on Musgrave and the upcoming presentation, visit https://sites.google.com/site/macssteminformationsite/story-musgrave and http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/musgrave.html.
(Biographical Data from: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058; 1997.)