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Flight Night Space Week lands at Briarglen

Originally posted January 24, 2017

Briarglen Elementary School is hosting Space Day today as students learn about astronauts and the space program, sponsored by FLIGHTNIGHT Nordam Space Foundation.

Former NASA astronaut and shuttle pilot Paul Lockhart shared his enthusiasm about careers in space exploration with students, brining props and showing home movies and photos taken during his time on the space shuttle.

As Lockhart talked with students, other Foundation experts presented lessons to students in the classrooms, focusing on STEM-related activities involving bubbles and measuring the distance between planets.