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Issues Forum: NASA Flight Director, Kwatsi Alibaruho

Date(s): June 4, 2009
Time(s): 7:00 p.m.
Location: Orientation Theater of George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Issues Forum presents: NASA Flight Director, Kwatsi Alibaruho at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 4. This interactive lecture will focus on his work as a NASA Mission-Control Flight Director.

Kwatsi Alibaruho is the first African-American to lead Mission Control. He has worked shifts as a flight director of the International Space Station. Since the beginning of America's space program, only 58 people have directed human spaceflight missions. As a full-time NASA employee, Alibaruho became certified as a flight controller and accepted increasing levels of responsibility. He was deputy chairman of the Orbital Space Plane Source Evaluation Board's operations committee, and immediately before his selection as a flight director was group lead for the International Space Station Life Support Systems Group. He already has logged 2,850 hours of experience working in Mission Control.  

Join us at 7:00 p.m. for this exciting presentation in the Museum Orientation Theater. This event is free to the public with reservations. To ensure your spot, please call (979) 691-4014. Don't miss out on the excitement. This presentation is presented in conjunction with the Beyond the Moon: NASA's Continuing Mission exhibit.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091