Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day 2018
Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium is proud to support the Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day in Hilo honoring Hawaii’s native son. Co-sponsors are the American Savings Bank, The Onizuka Memorial Committee, the Onizuka family, the University of Hawai‘i-Hilo (UHH), and UHH Conference Center, along with additional support from KTA Super Stores. This year’s event, the 18th annual, gave tribute to Hawaii’s first astronaut and to the crew of the last flight of the Space Shuttle, Challenger on January 28, 1986. The day featured 23 science workshops, displays by organizations and companies, and a special keynote address by NASA Astronaut Jack Fischer (pictured below). The day’s closing assembly featured TMT SpartanWorks STEM science demonstrations.