Meet and greet with astronaut Fred Haise
By Jennifer Lenain
Feb 12, 2013, 18:36
Apollo 13 astronaut and Biloxi native, Fred Haise, will be at INFINITY Science Center Thursday. Haise will have two sessions of speaking and signing autographs at 10:30 a.m. and again at noon.
Haise was the lunar module pilot on the infamous Apollo 13 mission of 1970 and he has logged 142 hours and 54 minutes in space.
During the sessions, guests will be able to ask Haise questions about his space experience.
Following the sessions guests can check out the new INFINITY exhibits, like the Omega flight simulator that Haise compared to his own space experience. Another attraction at INFINITY is the new Hurricane Simulator.
INFINITY is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, military and children ages six to seventeen.
Free admission for children under the age of five.
For more information, call 228-533-9025.