18
Aug

4,433,772 miles in 163 orbits of the Earth, and that was just on the Endeavor…

There are go-getters, there are high achievers, and then there is our 2018 Keynote Speaker.
Presenting Dr. Story Musgrave.

  • 30 year astronaut with NASA.
  • Inducted into the Astronaut Hall Of Fame in 2003.
  • Flew on six spaceflights. He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger’s first flight.
  • Served with the U. S. Marines where he became an aircraft electrician, engine mechanic and a pilot.
  • Accumulated 18,000 hours in over 160 aircraft.
  • Parachutist with over 800 free falls.
  • Earned six graduate degrees in math, computers, chemistry, medicine, physiology, and literature and has been awarded 20 honorary doctorates.
  • Part-time trauma surgeon.

Currently, Story…

  • Operates a palm farm in Orlando, Florida.
  • A production company in Sydney.
  • A sculpture company in Burbank, California.
  • Is a landscape architect.
  • A concept artist with Walt Disney Imagineering,
  • An innovator with Applied Minds Inc.
  • A professor of design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.

“Airplanes became a very, very major part of my life with the amount of time I spent in them. I flew airplanes across the spectrum from very slow sailplanes to supersonic jets and it didn’t matter to me: one was not better than the other.” ~ Story

We can’t wait to hear his forum in January!