Space Shuttle topic of Genealogical Society
The Washington County Genealogical Society will host a presentation on the Space Shuttle Program at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 7. Joanne Breen will present the program, “A Spaceship Has Landed On Earth and It Comes From Us.” She will address the Space Shuttle Program Objective, Shuttle Configuration, Orbiter Fleet, Shuttle Launch Preparations, Noteworthy Missions, Spinoff, Astronauts from Iowa and Interesting Facts.
Breen was an aerospace manager at the Kennedy Space Center, where she worked for 32 years. When the shuttle was retired in 2011, she moved on and is now a part-time Washington resident.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Nicola-Stoufer Room at the Washington Public Library.