Live Chat with Astronaut Charlie Bolden

This post was created on 10/02/2023.

The  is thrilled to extend a special invitation to you and your middle and high school-age students/children for an exclusive Live Chat with trailblazer Maj. Gen. Charlie Bolden on October 18 at 2:15 p.m. ET. Bolden was the first African American NASA Administrator, a NASA Astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions and a retired United States Marine Corps Major General.

This Live Chat series is presented in the memory of Scott Carpenter, one of the original Mercury Seven Astronauts and a founding member of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. He believed in the importance of education and inspiring future generations to pursue their passions in STEM fields.

During this engaging Live Chat, Bolden will captivate young participants with his incredible journey, sharing inspiring stories that encourage them to dream big and venture into the unexplored realms of possibilities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to actively participate by asking questions and engaging in discussions with a real-life astronaut. This interactive experience is sure to ignite their curiosity and enthusiasm in STEM fields, beyond the boundaries of aerospace alone.

You can submit your RSVP for this virtual event by visiting the .