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To the Future

Most of the United States – and arguably much of the world – was enthralled with the idea of space travel in the 1950s and ’60s. And it wasn’t just adults who were entertaining a growing interest in all things space – children were equally as enchanted in the idea of launching off to the moon. So much so...

John B. Herrington

A Wetumka native, John B. Herrington is the first enrolled member of a Native American tribe to fly in space. Before his career with NASA, Herrington received his commission in the U.S. Navy and has logged over 4,600 flight hours in over 30 different types of aircraft. After two years of training, Herrington was selected as a Mission Specialist...

Space and Cyberspace

International intrigue is the focus of Catch Me If You Can, the Oklahoma State University-Tulsa Business Forum featuring cybersecurity expert and best-selling author Frank Abegnale. The event begins at 10 a.m. April 10 at the Tulsa PAC. For details, visit business.okstate.edu/cepd. Known as the Indiana Jones in Space, Sarah Parcak is a pioneer in satellite imagery that identifies undiscovered archaeological...