Skip Navigation Links
Front Page
About GNSExpand About GNS
CommunitiesExpand Communities
EducationExpand Education
Links Directory
Medicine & Science
Opinion/ForumExpand Opinion/Forum
Public Safety

Houston Maritime Museum
Harris County
Space Center Houston's Thought Leader Series: Apollo Astronaut Walt Cunningham
News Release
Thursday, September 13, 2018

HOUSTONAn astronaut from the first crewed Apollo spaceflight shares his unique perspective on a remarkable era of exploration, including the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, and the human side of spaceflight.


Join us for Apollo - the Golden Age of Spaceflight, the next installment of our ongoing Thought Leader Series, featuring Apollo 7 astronaut Walt Cunningham, Oct. 5, 7-8:15 p.m.

This is a free event, but seating is limited. Tickets must be presented at the door for entry and are available on the center's website,

Space Center Houston inspires STEM learning in communities near and far through the lens of space exploration. Hear an Apollo astronaut lend insight into some of our nation’s most historic space programs.


Among Cunningham’s many accomplishments, he is most well-known for being NASA's second civilian vvastronaut, serving as a fighter pilot with the rank of colonel in the US Marine Corps, authoring The All-American Boys, hosting Lift-off To Logic, a radio talk show and for his contributions as a physicist, lecturer, entrepreneur and venture capitalist.


He will be speaking at Space Center Houston the week after being honored with induction into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Washington, D.C. Inducted Sept. 28, Cunningham flew 54 missions as a fighter pilot during the Korean War.

Scientist, veteran, astronaut, businessman, author, Walt has done it all. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear his unique perspective on some of our nation’s greatest space programs our next Thought Leader Series presentation. Get your tickets now!


Apollo Astronaut Walt Cunningham


Thought Leader Series: Apollo - The Golden Age of Spaceflight


7-8:15 p.m., October 5, 2018 


1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058


This is a free event, but seating is limited. Tickets must be presented at the door for entry. Get your free tickets today!

Remembering Jim Guidry Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership

Guidry News Service is headquartered in Midtown Houston.
at 4001 Fannin Street, Suite 4109, Houston, TX. 77004-4077
(409) 763 NEWS(6397)
© 1996, Guidry News Service. Duplication of any part of this website in any manner is prohibited.