Community Film & Conversation
Watch. Learn. Discuss.
Education is at the forefront of everything at Imagination Station. Beginning in August, the science center will launch a film series that highlights local issues happening in our community. Join us in the state-of-the-art KeyBank Discovery Theater for community conversations that will address important topics and give insight into how YOU can help.
Stay tuned for upcoming Community Film & Conversation events.
Former NASA Astronaut
Don Thomas was born in Cleveland, Ohio and received his B.S. in physics from Case Western Reserve University. He then attended Cornell University where he received his master's and doctorate degrees in materials engineering.
Thomas joined the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas as a materials engineer for the space shuttle program and in 1990, he was selected in NASA's 13th group of astronauts. Thomas flew as a mission specialist on four space shuttle missions: STS-65, STS-70, STS-83 and STS-94.
During these four missions, Thomas performed hundreds of microgravity science experiments and helped deploy a large communications satellite from the space shuttle. He has spent 44 days in space and has completed 692 orbits of the Earth.
Hear from Thomas during his Community Conversation on February 21, 2024 at 6:00 pm. - Reservations are now closed for this event.