Retired Flight Test Engineer to speak about Space Shuttle Trainer Thursday


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Retired Flight Test Engineer John McEvoy’s History of Aviation series #14 – on the Boeing Museum of Flight’s Full Size Space Shuttle Trainer – will be held this Thursday night, May 19, from 7 – 9 p.m.

The event will be held at the Des Moines Activity Center, located at 2045 S. 216th Street.

This artifact was used to train all 355 astronauts who flew aboard the Space Shuttle and has a fascinating story to tell of 30 years of human spaceflight history.

Presented by Tony Gondola, a certified NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador who runs the Challenger Learning Center at the Museum of Flight in Seattle where he is responsible for Space Shuttle FFT staff training.

WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2016, 7-9 p.m.

WHERE: Des Moines Activity Center, 2045 S. 216th Street; 206-878-1642

COST: $2 donation


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