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Literacy Heroes: Kids meet an Astronaut
November 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Age range: Homeschoolers in grades K-8 and their families
The Pawling Library, Pawling Recreation, Dutchess County, and Pawling Central School District are proud to provide area homeschoolers with the opportunity to meet and learn about veteran NASA astronaut Nicole Stott. This event will include a 10-15 minute presentation, including video of Nicole on a spacewalk, an opportunity for youth questions, and the presentation of all local homeschoolers’ Postcards to Space, pre-created postcards students have drawn and written that will be sent to space and returned to the homeschoolers after their journey.
Nicole believes that the international model of peaceful and successful cooperation we have experienced in the extreme environments of space and sea holds the key to the same kind of peaceful and successful cooperation for all of humanity here on Earth.
On her post-NASA mission, Nicole is a co-founder of the Space for Art Foundation — uniting a planetary community of children through the awe and wonder of space exploration and the healing power of art.