|By Carmelo Turdo|
Mayuko Ishii, Astrax Studio,
with The Rocket Prince book
Some of the exhibitors on Saturday included:
Greater St. Louis Air & Space Museum President Mark Nankivil visits with Michael
Mackowski from Phoenix, AZ
Space Museum, Bonne Terre, Missouri President Earl Mullins with some
of the museum's displays
Martin Harris with Missouri Aviation Historical Society aviation and space
Beautiful paintings from Janice Schoultz Mudd
Missouri University of Science and Technology Mars Rover Design
Tesla Model 90D S-Series All-Electric car
Saturday's Panel Presentation featured a two-hour session with Mac's Old Team and Astronaut Thomas Stafford. During the luncheon that followed, Mac's Old Team and General Stafford received the NSS Space Pioneer Award.
|ISDC Chair Christine Nobbe welcomes us to the morning session|
|Moderator Amy Shira Teitel checks on the panelists|
|The Panel Presentation gets underway|
|Astronaut Thomas Stafford|
|A brief time to visit after the session|
|Mac's Old Team with Thomas Stafford and Amy Shira Teitel|
The luncheon featured the Keynote Speaker, Astronaut and Retired USAF General Thomas Stafford, and the presentation of the Space Pioneer Awards. Accepting the awards from Mr. Philip Newell are Thomas Stafford and Norm Beckel representing Mac's Old Team.
The Aero Experience was honored to participate and record the day's activities with Mac's Old Team and General Stafford. In the next story on the ISDC in St. Louis, we will include selected excerpts from the Panel Presentation that will take us back to the pioneering days of manned space flight! We thank all who produced this conference and for the access needed to present this story.