Former NASA astronaut Gen. Thomas P. Stafford flew twice during Project Gemini and commanded both Apollo 10 and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. Sen. John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth in the Mercury-6 project and returned to space aboard Space Shuttle Discovery in 1998. Join these legendary figures in space history as they reflect on their distinguished careers with Museum director Gen. John R. “Jack” Dailey.
The speaker will not be signing autographs at the lecture.
The lecture will take place in the IMAX Theater and will be simulcast to overflow seating in the museum. The Director of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum and John Glenn and will visit each overflow area prior to the lecture for a brief welcome to the overflow guests.
Requests for tickets will be taken by web request from 10:00 AM Monday, March 26 – Friday, May 4, 2012.