Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D. is honored at dinner at OSSM---Parties Extra!---October 29, 2008
SENATOR PENNY WILLIAMS DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
Dr. Leroy Chiao and Dr. Don Capra (Photo provided).
Astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D. talked at a Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics Foundation dinner Oct. 24. The topic was “The Importance of Taking a Global View: An Astronaut’s Perspective.
The fifth annual Senator Penny Williams Distinguished Lecture Series dinner was held in the school’s Bernice Shedrick Library. OSSM foundation donors were hosts. He talked to students that morning on : View From On High:Adventures of a Professional Astronaut.”
Dr. Chiao has been on four space missions with NASA. He has logged 229 days in space.
For information about OSSM…go to their web site at www.ossm.edu.
Dr. Leroy Chiao, former NASA astronaut, meets with junior students from the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (front) Terry Thrailkill, Olivia Deakins, Dr. Leroy Chiao, Jennifer Sieber, Alisha Barritt, (back row), Stephanie Cummings, Andrew Stewart, Zach Stanley, Kristin Clift and Matthew Stewart. (some students are from Oklahoma City and Edmond; others are from Schulter, Wynnewood and Anadarko.)
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