Astronaut Encounter at the KSC Visitor Complex

Dr. Sam Durrance, Director of the Florida Space Grant Consortium and former astronaut is participating in the Astronaut Encounter Program at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The innovative program consists of question and answer sessions, mission briefings, video footage, space artifacts and personal stories of space travel as told by those who have lived it. Various astronauts from throughout space history are scheduled to appear including Mercury, Gemini and Apollo Astronaut Wally Schirra, Gemini and Apollo Astronaut Gene Cernan, Apollo Astronauts Charlie Duke and Fred Haise, Shuttle Astronauts Mike Mullane and Rick Searfoss and many more. A schedule of astronauts appearing is available at