New Go For Launch! Event Manager

Go For Launch! Durham Series

Mission Complete!

Help High Orbits Continue to provide these GO FOR LAUNCH! events. Your Donation ensure that our organization continues to excite and educate children about SPACE and STEM!


Durham Series Event

Aug 16 & 18, 2017 - Durham, NC

Students Grades 8-12

Flyer graciously created & donated by: www.spinningskystudios.com/  

Presenting Team


Selected by NASA in June 1998, he reported for training in August 1998. Following Astronaut Candidate Training, he was assigned technical duties in the Astronaut Office Space Station Branch representing the Astronaut Office on training issues. He was then assigned to the Space Shuttle Branch as a liaison between the Johnson Space Center and the Kennedy Space Center and also served as Deputy of the Space Shuttle Branch. Foreman also served as Chief of External Programs at Glenn Research Center, Ohio, from June 2010 to May 2011. Upon returning to the Astronaut Office, Foreman was assigned to the Exploration Branch, working on the Commercial Crew Development Program. During his final three years at NASA, he served as the Safety Branch Chief in the Astronaut Office. A veteran of two space flights, Foreman flew on STS-123 in March 2008, and STS-129 in November 2009, and has logged more than 637 hours in space, including 32 hours and 19 minutes of EVA in five spacewalks. As a retired Astronaut, Mike is working as the CFO and VP for Business Development at Venturi Outcomes, LLC, a consulting firm in Houston.

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Matthew Clobridge is currently the head of technology for Durham County Library after spending four years as the library’s webmaster. Prior to working at the library, he spent time in television news as a video editor/director and in education as a technology specialist. A life-long space geek, Matt is thrilled to be able to bring Go For Launch! to Durham County student.

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Contact Details

Southwest Regional Library

3605 Shannon Road

Durham, NC , 27707

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