Veteran Astronaut to Visit CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center

Dr. Donald Thomas, a retired NASA astronaut, will visit CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center on Sept 27.

Dr. Thomas, who has been to space four times, holds two patents and has authored several technical papers. He will speak to a group of students from East Columbus Magnet Academy and a group of home-school students. The event is part of the center’s ongoing efforts to ignite local children’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

CSU’s Coca-Cola Space Science Center is an academic enrichment unit of Columbus State University that fosters a unique and vibrant environment for peer mentoring and instruction among faculty, staff, university students, and K-12 students and teachers. The center offers customized K-12 programming in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to meet the needs of today’s students and classroom teachers.