Family-friendly presentation by inspiring spacewalker and medical doctor
SEATTLE – On Feb. 4 at 2 p.m., astronaut Dr. Michael R. Barratt will deliver an inspiring and family-friendly presentation at The Museum of Flight.Barratt was a Flight Engineer for Expedition 19/20 to the International Space Station in 2009, and returned to orbit in 2011 as a Mission Specialist during the last flight of space shuttle Discovery. Dr. Barratt now serves in NASA’s International Space Station Operations and Integration branches to handle medical issues and on orbit support. His presentation is free with admission to the Museum; admission is half-price for visitors staying in a participating Seattle Museum Month hotel.
A Washington state native, Barratt will be at the Museum to participate in a day of activities inspired by another Washington astronaut, Michael P. Anderson, who perished in the space shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003. Barratt will be the featured guest of the Museum’s Michael P. Anderson Memorial Aerospace Program–an annual event which gives underserved children throughout Washington the chance to participate in the Museum’s educational programs rooted in aerospace.
For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org
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