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Teaching Apollo to inspire the next generation

Tuesday May 14th - 4-5:30PM or 6-7:30PM

Frank Hughes, retired NASA Chief of Space Flight Training 1966-99, is offering two master classes for educators in teaching “solving problems and challenges while working in space” as part of TechWorks! celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 10.

Free - Reserve your place by email to Please include the subject(s) and grade(s) you teach so that the sessions can be tailored to your needs.

Frank Hughes, upper right

Frank Hughes, upper right

Frank Hughes started at NASA the day the crates of simulators from Link arrived, with increasing responsible position within NASA for astronaut and flight controller training from Apollo Program through the International Space Station.  He headed all of the training organizations at NASA from 1989-99, as well as headed a multilateral International Training Control Board to develop training in all of the participating countries connected with the International Space Station (16 countries and 11 languages). After NASA, he chaired the Board of the National Honor Society in 2000.  Since 2001, he has developed  serious games to teach math and science from K through 20 at Tietronix, Software, Houston, TX. Frank Hughes joined the Center of Technology & Innovation's Board of Directors in 2019.

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Earlier Event: March 30
Get Your Game On
Later Event: May 15
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