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

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: