Apollo 13 Astronaut to Visit The Tulsa Air and Space Museum October 8, 2022

Fred Haise, Apollo 13 Astronaut to be Honored at Museum Benefit
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TULSA, Okla. - Sept. 18, 2022 - PRLog -- The Tulsa Air and Space Museum announces the opportunity for visitors to meet Apollo 13 Astronaut and support the museum by sponsoring tables or tickets to attend the 2022 Aviator Ball II event, presenting sponsors are American Airlines and Williams Energy Company. The event will celebrate the many achievements of Fred Haise and the launch of his new book "Never Panic Early" with a book signing at this event with author, Bill Moore, Oklahoman and Space Historian.

Apollo 13 crew member, Fred Haise, graduated from the University of Oklahoma before being selected as an astronaut. Haise later performed test landings with the Space Shuttle Enterprise, after being released from the back of a 747 jet that NASA purchased from American Airlines, the event Presenting Sponsor.

The event will open doors at 11 a.m. and feature gourmet charcuterie boards, wine tasting, live actors, live painting, silent auction and each guest receives their own copy of "Never Panic Early" to have signed and personalized by Fred Haise, and author Bill Moore. The event is a come and go event and ends at 3 p.m. and immediately followed by the movie Apollo 13 in the Planetarium Theatre.

"Fred Haise is a phenomenal person with amazing stories that have shaped our world with historic heroism, affected pop culture and become role models for multiple generations," says Executive Director, Tonya Blansett. Capacity to this event is limited, so early ticket sales or table sponsorships are highly encouraged.

Ticket prices and museum hours can be found at https://www.tulsamuseum.org/. This event will be held at the museum, located on the north end of the Tulsa International Airport: 3624 N. 74th East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74115

Proceeds of the event support the Tulsa Air and Space Museum's mission of Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future.

For more questions, please e-mail AviatorBall@TulsaMuseum.org

Media are allowed at the event, but do to time constraints with book signing with patrons, interviews with Fred Haise and Bill Moore will be TBA.


About Tulsa Air and Space Museum: With a mission "Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future", the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium (TASM) has carved out a unique niche in the Oklahoma museum community. TASM has been exposing students to real-world applications of STEM for over 15 years. Last year, more than 33,000 students participated in STEM engagement, consisting of museum tours, hands-on activities, interactive exhibits, inspirational messages and planetarium educational programming.


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