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WonderWorks Orlando Celebrates WonderKids with Astronaut Meet and Greet and Ceremony
April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WonderWorks in Orlando is on an out of this world mission to inspire kids to be interested in space exploration. Teachers who took part in the WonderKids program nominated students to meet an astronaut will get the opportunity to do so on April 25-26, 2019. WonderWorks has teamed up with Dr. Don Thomas, an astronaut who has orbited the Earth nearly 700 times, to visit Orlando school students. The WonderKids students will also be honored at a special ceremony on April 27, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Members of the media are invited to attend the schools the astronaut visits, the ceremony and the meet and greet.
“We are excited to be able to have someone as special as Dr. Thomas team up with us to meet Orlando area students,” states Brian Wayne, General Manager for WonderWorks Orlando. “His insight and experiences will be fascinating to the children and will hopefully further inspire a love of science.”
A public meet and greet will be held on April 27, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
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