Mars Exploration
  Space Age Technology
       Come hear NASA engineer Donner Grigsby on Thursday, March 27th at the New Bern Public Library Auditorium at 7:00 p.m., as he provides an insider's view about working at NASA. Grigsby, an award winning speaker will showcase the development of NASA's exploration technology including rocketry, the International Space Station, Space Shuttle, and the importance of the Agency's newest ARES mission.
       With awe-inspiring images of our own solar system along with truly fantastic graphics of neighboring galaxies, this is one event that you won't want to pass up! The speaker will take questions from the audience so don't miss your chance to talk to a real NASA engineer.
     Donner Grigsby is a NASA engineer and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Among his many accolades are two Turning Goals into Reality awards, three Speaker of the Year awards for NASA-Langley, and a 2007 induction into the speakers Bureau Hall of Fame.
     NASA recruited Grigsby in 1986 to join their 6-year Engineering Technician Apprentice Program, which has produced about 1500 graduates since its inception. After graduating at the top of his class, he was chosen by the Models Engineering Branch to design aerospace vehicles and wind-tunnel hardware. Donner served in the military as a Naval Air Traffic Controller.

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