ITEA President-Elect, Gary L. Wynn, DTE, was an invited guest at the recent launch of the Ares 1-X space vehicle at The Kennedy Space Center.
The launch was the first test of the vehicle that will be used after the space shuttle is retired. NASA's future space program will entail going back to the Moon and then beyond.
President-Elect Wynn was also part of an educational program that took place prior to the launch that included other invited educators from throughout the country. He also briefly the NASA Assistant Administrator, Dr. Joyce Winterton, on the many activities and techniques used by technology and engineering teachers in sharing the space initiatives with students.
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