Called to Serve: A World Above—A Discussion with USNA’s Astronauts


A World Above: A Virtual Discussion with USNA’s Astronauts
In three flights, CAPT Frank Culbertson, Jr. ’71, USN (Ret.), logged 144 days in space. CAPT Wendy Lawrence ’81, USN (Ret.), spent 51 days in space over four trips. CAPT Robert Curbeam ’84, USN (Ret.), is a veteran of three space flights totaling more than 37 days.Naval Academy alumni have a unique perspective of the challenges, opportunities and rigors associated with being a member of the astronaut community.Join CAPT Culbertson, CAPT Lawrence and CAPT Curbeam as they provide insight and anecdotes about their experiences in the space program, memories of orbiting Earth and what it took to earn a place in space. They’ll share the lessons learned at the Academy they leaned on during NASA’s arduous selection and training process.MajGen Charles Bolden ’68, USMC (Ret.), an astronaut who made four space flights and the former NASA Administrator, will moderate the discussion.Register online here.For more information, contact events@usna.com.

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