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Amber Philman
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Nov. 9, 2007
NASA Leaders Kick-Off Explorer School Event
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- An educational partnership between NASA and the Park Creek Elementary School in Dalton, Ga., will have its official kickoff event on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the school beginning at 9:30 a.m. EST.

Participating in the event will be NASA astronaut Roger Crouch and NASA's Kennedy Space Center Special Operations Manager Joe Dowdy.

What: Student assembly
When: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14
Where: Park Creek Elementary School in Dalton, Ga.
Who: Astronaut Roger Crouch and NASA official Joe Dowdy

The NASA Explorer Schools Program provides schools with classroom resources and innovative technology based on NASA's missions and discoveries. During the three-year partnership, NASA helps schools address science, technology, engineering and mathematics needs. Park Creek Elementary School was selected as a NASA Explorer School beginning in academic year 2006-2007.

For more about the NASA Explorer Schools Program, news media may contact Amber Philman in the Kennedy Public Affairs Office by calling 321-867-2468.

Information is also available via the Internet at:

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