Space Week Webinar: Astronaut Ken Reightler is Coming!

Wow!  We have another great addition to tomorrow’s webinar that you and your
students will definitely love.  Allan Butler, Producer for The Science Channel,
will now be joined by astronaut Ken Reightler. 

tomorrow, May 4th at 1 PM (EST) for this really special webinar and make
sure to invite your colleagues as well.  Click
here to register

Ken About Ken
Ken is currently Vice
President and Program Manager for Lockheed Martin Space Operations in Houston,
Texas, a part of the Technology Services business area.  He is responsible for
the Science, Engineering, Analysis, and Test (SEAT) Operation which employs over
2000 employees in support of NASA at the Johnson Space Center, and other space
related customers.

Ken was commissioned as a naval officer in 1973.  Upon receiving his  "Wings
of Gold" in 1974, he began a series of diverse aviation assignments including
duty aboard aircraft carriers and flight testing.  In 1987, he was selected by
NASA for the astronaut program and began an eight-year assignment at the Johnson
Space Center.  He held a wide variety of technical assignments and participated
as pilot on two space shuttle flights.

Ken graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1973 with a BS in Aerospace
Engineering.  He earned an MS in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Naval
Postgraduate School in 1984.  In the same year, he also completed the
requirements for an MS in Systems Management from the University of Southern

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