NASA Administrator to Visit Florida Students, Industry

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson will speak to elementary school students about the future of space exploration Monday, May 9, and tour a lab working on robotic construction technologies Tuesday, May 10, during a trip to Florida. Both events will feature media availabilities.

Nelson and NASA astronaut Matthew Dominic will speak about the agencys missions with students in grades three through five at Ventura Elementary School in Kissimmee, Florida, on Monday. They will also discuss the students space curriculum and the missions that will take their generation the Artemis Generation to the Moon and eventually Mars.

The event is scheduled to begin at 2:15 p.m. EDT and is open to media. At around 2:45 p.m., Nelson, Dominic, and Ventura Assistant Principal Amanda Soto will be available to answer media questions about NASAs role in STEM education, efforts to expand opportunities in underserved and underrepresented communities, and NASAs goal to land the first astronauts on Mars in the late 2030s.

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