Wilcutt to be joined by photojournalists for a look at NASA


Posted on October 9, 2014 12:00 PM



WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting and The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky will present a roundtable discussion Oct. 17 featuring former NASA astronaut Terry Wilcutt and a father and son team who documented the end of the space shuttle missions.

Echoes in Space: The 30-year Voyage of the Space Shuttle, moderated by WKU Public Radio’s Joe Corcoran, will begin at 2 p.m. in the Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium, 1660 Normal Drive.

Wilcutt, a 1974 WKU graduate who served as pilot on space shuttle flights in 1994 and 1996 and mission commander on flights in 1998 and 2000, will be joined by photojournalists Scott Andrews and 2010 WKU graduate Philip Scott Andrews, who recorded the storied period of NASA’s spaceflight history.

Wilcutt is a former Logan Countian and still has many relatives living in the area.NASA astronaut Terry Wilcutt and a father and son team who documented the end of the space shuttle missions.

Echoes in Space: The 30-year Voyage of the Space Shuttle, moderated by WKU Public Radio’s Joe Corcoran, will begin at 2 p.m. in the Mass Media and Technology Hall Auditorium, 1660 Normal Drive.

Wilcutt, a 1974 WKU graduate who served as pilot on space shuttle flights in 1994 and 1996 and mission commander on flights in 1998 and 2000, will be joined by photojournalists Scott Andrews and 2010 WKU graduate Philip Scott Andrews, who recorded the storied period of NASA’s spaceflight history.

Wilcutt is a former Logan Countian and still has many relatives living in the area.

He will also be part of a ceremony at the new Aviation Park where he will be joined by General Jerry Humble of Russellville and other notables.

The Oct. 17 lecture will be preceded at 1 p.m. by a reception in the MMTH Atrium where Last Days: The End of an Era, an exhibit of more than 50 photographs and multimedia displays is on display through Nov. 8.

Free parking for the Oct. 17 event will be available next door to MMTH in the Clinical Services lot at Regents Avenue and Normal Drive. The event is free and open to the public.

He will also be part of a ceremony at the new Aviation Park where he will be joined by General Jerry Humble of Russellville and other notables.

The Oct. 17 lecture will be preceded at 1 p.m. by a reception in the MMTH Atrium where Last Days: The End of an Era, an exhibit of more than 50 photographs and multimedia displays is on display through Nov. 8.

Free parking for the Oct. 17 event will be available next door to MMTH in the Clinical Services lot at Regents Avenue and Normal Drive. The event is free and open to the public.

 




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