NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock to speak at Ashford High School

Posted: Monday, 11 April 2011

Thursday, April 14:NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock will address more than 1,200 local students and teachers at Ashford High School on Thursday starting at 9 a.m. in the auditorium.

Wheelock will discuss his recent mission aboard the International Space Station. The appearance marks the culmination of a statewide tour during which Wheelock has spoken to more than 5,000 students.

Members of the media are invited to cover this event. For more information, contact mclower@troy.edu.

The tour was organized by Troy University’s Wiregrass Math and Science Consortium located at the Dothan Campus, the Alabama Education Association and the Alabama Civil Air Patrol.

A full press release is available online at: troy.edu/news/archives/2011/april/04042011_astronaut_tour.html