Hawai’i Space Grant Celebrates the Launch of Endeavour (STS-118)
Hawai’i Space Grant joins the world in celebrating the launch of Endeavour (STS-118) today with a seven-member crew including Educator Astronaut Barbara Morgan. Space Grant’s Art and Rene Kimura (Future Flight Directors) and Joe Ciotti (Associate Director at Windward CC) and are in Florida to see the launch. Art and Joe were the two state finalists from Hawai’i for NASA’s 1985 Teacher in Space program and know Barbara Morgan personally. Some of Art’s reflections are included in a National Public Radio news story. See the NPR story from All Things Considered from Aug. 7. Read more about Joe’s story in the Honolulu Star Bulletin article published Aug. 2 by Helen Altonn.