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  • Astronaut Ricky Arnold teaches lesson

    Astronaut Ricky Arnold visited the Howard B Owens Science Center on May 3, 2019.  His mission.... to talk with students about space flight and to teach students from Buck Lodge Middle School and DuVal High School.   The lesson he used was one of many he taught while on his recent mission at the ISS and lessons that were decades overdue.  These lessons are the ones originally planned to be taught by Christa McAuliffe in 1986 during the Teacher in Space Mission aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle.  Tragically, during take-off the entire crew was killed and Christa's lessons were never taught.  During his last mission, Ricky Arnold taught those original lessons and during his May 3 visit to HBOSC, he shared one of the lessons with visiting students.