Corporate/Public Speaking Event

Don’s story of hard work, persistence, and dedication to achieving his dream is both inspirational and motivational. 

Presented together with his personal stories and images from his four space shuttle missions, including images of the Earth taken from space, he provides an entertaining program with a strong message of teamwork, overcoming obstacles, and never giving up on your dream.

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Quick Facts About Don

Born May 6, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Heights High School
High School Diploma, 1973

Case Western Reserve University
Bachelor of Science Physics, 1977

Cornell University
Master of Science, Materials Science, 1980

Cornell University
Doctorate, Materials Science, 1982

STS-65 Columbia (July 8-23, 1994)
STS-70 Discovery (July 13-22, 1995)
STS-83 Columbia (April 4-8, 1997)
STS-94 Columbia (July 1-17, 1997)



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