Terra Fairs invited Mr. Robert Cenker, a NASA Astronaut to talk to students from the 24 New York State counties served by the Terra Regional Science and Engineering Fairs via webinar. Mr. Cenker tells students about his flight to space and his path to becoming a NASA Astronaut. Students are able to ask him questions about his experience and career path.
Read more about Mr. Cenker’s flight HERE. A wonderfully diverse Shuttle crew, Mr. Cenker’s STS-61-C mission included the second African-American pilot in space and future NASA administrator Charles Bolden, the first Costa Rican-born astronaut Franklin Chang-Diaz, and the second sitting politician to fly in space Representative Bill Nelson (D-FL).