Monday, January 06, 2014

A Decade of Exploration

The Von Karman Lecture Series kicks off with the Mars Rovers: A Decade of Exploration, on January 16 and 17 at the JPL and PCC. The presentations are also webcast.

Jim McCurry will discuss NASA’s Mercury Missions at the Western Museum of Flight at Zamperini Field (KTOA) on January 18,2014, 11:00am, as part of the Museum’s 2014 Celebrity Lecture Series. Background documentation can be found by clicking this link.

Mr. McCurry was a member of the TRW Mercury Atlas Booster Program office as a systems engineer in the early 60s.  On Mercury, he participated in the booster acceptance and launch of all the Mercury Atlas flights at Cape Canaveral, including the historic flight of John Glenn. Read about his distinguished accomplishments,

Courtesy of:
Linda Abrams, 2LT, CAP
Aerospace Education Officer
Squadron 150