Saturday, May 9, 2009

Young Astronauts successfully complete their mission to the moon

The Young Astronauts from the Columbus Magnet School at their press conference, after the completion of their 24-hour mission to the moon and back

Norwalk Plus magazine - The Young Astronauts from Columbus Magnet School in Norwalk , Connecticut landed this morning a little before 10 a.m. after a 24-hour simulated mission to the moon and back.

Luna Redux” (from Latin, Back to the Moon) was a mission to bring mankind back to our natural satellite and jumpstart the exploration of the Solar System and beyond. (Read more about the mission here. To see photos from the press conference, click here.)

After the textbook splashdown, the Young Astronauts, both from Mission Control, as well as the space crew, were greeted by students and faculty as well as a number of local and state dignitaries. The astronauts were congratulated for the successful mission and attended a press conference.
Read the Article HERE.

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