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Space Exploration: From Yesterday to Tomorrow

Date: June 29, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM
Location(s): 
Open Space Park - 231.947.4230
A conversation with an Astronaut

Join Greg Johnson, former US Astronaut and the current Executive Director of Newton's Road (a local nonprofit organization that connects STEM opportunities to youth in the Traverse Bay Area) will discuss Space Exploration from the anniversary of the Lunar Landing to future endeavors. This conversation will include a question and answer session. We look forward to seeing at this unique opportunity to converse with an Astronaut.

About Greg Johnson
Gregory H. Johnson (Col, USAF, Ret.) is a former air force officer and pilot, aerospace engineer, fighter/test pilot, MBA and NASA astronaut. He is currently Executive Director of Newton’s Road and Managing Director of the Traverse City Space Accelerator, a division of Boomerang Catapult, LLC. He also serves on multiple boards in the non-profit and space sectors and is a consultant for innovation and STEM education in several networks including the Boy Scouts of America. While in the Air Force, Johnson flew numerous aircraft including the F-15E in combat operations. In NASA, Johnson was the pilot aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on the STS-123 and STS-134 missions. After leaving NASA in 2013, Johnson served as Executive Director for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, a non-profit that managed the ISS National Laboratory, complementing NASA’s traditional projects to facilitate non-traditional innovation, commercial research, technology demo, and STEM education.
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Space Exploration: From Yesterday to Tomorrow
June 29, 2019 | 4:00 PM
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