ASU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - NASA - The 1960's

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Education, Seminar

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Adults, Everyone
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NASA - the 1960's-  Beginning with Sputnik, how did America respond to the challenge of space? NASA was founded, the Original 7 Astronauts were selected, Alan Shepard went into space, John Glenn orbited 3 times, Kennedy gave his challenge and the technological developments continued to grow until that momentous day on July 20, 1969. Join Ken Sorensen and listen to the stories of how it all came to be.

Ken Sorensen grew up in the Valley of the Sun and attended public schools in Glendale. He worked for several years, returned to finish university degrees, and taught history and English in public high schools for 30 years in Utah and Arizona. He also taught in the Maricopa County Community College District for 13 years. He did graduate work at Exeter College, Oxford University. In 2013 he was named High School Teacher of the Year by the Mesa, AZ Chamber of Commerce.

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Cost for the class: $14.00/person