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Mike Lucas


Ambassador Since 2004

Kernersville, North Carolina 27284
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Mike Lucas Mike Lucas is living his childhood dream of being an airline pilot. He currently flies as Captain on the Airbus A-320 for a commercial airline. In his 40 years in aviation, and has logged over 20,000 flight hours. He graduated from the University of Houston in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

Capt. Lucas has had a fascination with spaceflight since childhood, and clearly remembers NASA's early years. He was very fortunate as a teenager to meet and become friends with Alan Shepard. Over the years he has had occasion to meet most of the other astronauts who made history in the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.Presentations generally address NASA history and the human spaceflight programs leading to the lunar landing missions. Additional subjects include JPL robotic missions exploring our Solar System. Audiences range in age from middle school students to adults.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Our Solar System
Northwest Middle School

Space Day 2006
WFMY Channel 2 News

Space Expolration
Career Center

The Epic Journey of Apollo 11
Arbor Acres

The Epic Journey of Apollo 11
Spartanburg Public Library


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