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An Evening at the Planetarium w/ Veteran NASA Space Shuttle Astronaut, Dr. Story Musgrave, M.D.: Sponsored by ASME, GE Research, AIAA & miSci
"miSci": The Museum of Innovation and Science (formerly the Schenectady Museum)
Schenectady, NY
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Thank you for supporting ASME Hudson-Mohawk Section! Sincerely, - Larry Lawrence Kelley Mechanical Engineer / Sustainable Energy Design Clifton Park, New York Phone: 518-812-1268 -- Skype: Lawrence.Kelley KelleyLB@ASME.org ASME Hudson-Mohawk Section Volunteer Section Chair - Webmaster (Acting) - Event Organizer: http://Sections.ASME.org/Hudson-Mohawk My Blog "In Science We Trust": http://blog.ADKCleanRoom.com Network with Me: http://www.ADKCleanRoom.com *** Please consider the environment before printing this email ***


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An Evening at the Planetarium w/ Veteran NASA Space Shuttle Astronaut, Dr. Story Musgrave, M.D.: Sponsored by ASME, GE Research, AIAA & miSci
Story Musgrave was born in 1935 on a dairy farm in Stockbridge, MA. He was in the forests alone at 3 and by 5 floated his home-built rafts on the rivers. He rode combines at 5, drove trucks and tractors at 10 and when alone in remote fields, repaired them by 13.

Story never finished school, ran off to Korea with the U.S. Marines where he was an aircraft electrician and an engine mechanic.

He started flying with the Marines and over the next 55 years accumulated 18,000 hours in over 160 aircraft. He is a parachutist with over 800 free-falls.

He has 7 graduate degrees in math, computers, chemistry, medicine, physiology, literature and psychology. He has been awarded 20 honorary doctorates. He was a part-time trauma surgeon during his 30 year astronaut career.

Story was an NASA astronaut for over 30 years and flew on six spaceflights. He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger's first flight, was a pilot on an astronomy mission, conducted two classified DOD missions, was the lead spacewalker on the Hubble Telescope repair mission and on his last flight, he operated an electronic chip manufacturing satellite on Columbia.

Today he operates a palm farm in Orlando, FL, a production company in Sydney and a sculpture company in Burbank, CA. He is also a landscape architect, a concept artist with Walt Disney Imagineering, an innovator with Applied Minds Inc. and a professor of design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.

Story also performs multimedia presentations on topics such as vision, leadership, motivation, safety, quality, innovation, creativity, design, simplicity, beauty and ecology.

He has 7 beautiful children: Lorelei, Scott, Holly, Todd, Jeff, Lane and Story, ranging from age 48 to 2 years; 3 beautiful grandchildren, and a beautiful wife Amanda.

SOURCE: StoryMusgrave.com

Location

"miSci": The Museum of Innovation and Science (formerly the Schenectady Museum) (View)
15 Nott Terrace Heights
Schenectady, NY 12308
United States

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Other > Technology

Minimum Age: 5
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Hudson-Mohawk Section
On BPT Since: May 14, 2013
 
Lawrence Kelley
Sections.ASME.org/Hudson-M...


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