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Astronaut visits Colorado Springs school

Retired Space Shuttle pilot Duane G. Carey visits McAuliffe Elementary School Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday. Photos by Christian Murdock

First graders hug former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey after he gave a presentation Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. The retired Space Shuttle pilot Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
First graders hug former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey after he gave a presentation Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. The retired Space Shuttle pilot Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Former NASA  astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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First-grader Jayden Cockerham catches a soap bubble Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, while students at McAuliffe Elementary School learned about planets as part of the Space Foundation’s Space in Community program. The program also featured former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey who gave a presentation about space.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
First-grader Jayden Cockerham catches a soap bubble Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, while students at McAuliffe Elementary School learned about planets as part of the Space Foundation’s Space in Community program. The program also featured former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey who gave a presentation about space. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Former NASA  astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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First-grader Jayden Cockerham blows soap bubbles Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, while students at McAuliffe Elementary School learned about planets as part of the Space Foundation’s Space in Community program. The program also featured former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey who gave a presentation about space.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
First-grader Jayden Cockerham blows soap bubbles Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, while students at McAuliffe Elementary School learned about planets as part of the Space Foundation’s Space in Community program. The program also featured former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey who gave a presentation about space. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Former NASA  astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey teaches second-grader Chystal Schmitz how to command the Space Shuttle while visiting with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey teaches second-grader Chystal Schmitz how to command the Space Shuttle while visiting with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Former NASA  astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Former NASA  astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane G. Carey visits with students Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at McAuliffe Elementary School in Colorado Springs. Harris Corporation sponsored the presentation by the Carey as part of the Space Foundation's Space in Community program. Carey will be visiting other schools in the area through Friday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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