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NASA astronaut to visit DeKalb schools
NASA astronaut to visit DeKalb schools

DECATUR, Ga. -- Eric A. Boe, a NASA astronaut and Air Force Colonel, will visit a number of DeKalb County schools this week.

In addition, he will hold public sessions at Fernbank Science Center (156 Heaton Park Drive NE, Atlanta, 30307) at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6.

Col. Boe's schedule in DeKalb is as follows:

Tuesday, May 3

* Cedar Grove Middle School, Decatur
General Presentation
1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, May 4

* Evansdale Elementary School, Doraville
Henderson Middle School, Chamblee
General Presentation
8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

* Sequoyah Middle School, Doraville
General Presentation
1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Thursday, May 5

* Chapel Hill Elementary School, Decatur
General Presentation
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

* Fernbank Elementary School, Atlanta
General Presentation -- Afterschool Program
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

* Fernbank Science Center Planetarium
Public Presentation
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday, May 7

* Shamrock Middle School, Decatur
General Presentation
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

* Princeton Elementary School, Lithonia
Lunch and NASA Day
12 noon to 2 p.m.

* Fernbank Science Center
Public Presentation
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

For more information and updates on Col. Boe's visits, contact DeKalb County Schools.

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