NASA Astronaut and SPPS Graduate Visits Farnsworth

  • Former astronaut Duane “Digger”Carey spent an entire day at Farnsworth Aerospace preK–8. He gave an inspirational presentation about becoming an astronaut during an all-school assembly, toured the school’s aerospace and aviation classrooms, and met with Farnsworth partners and families. Carey, a Highland Park Senior High School graduate, served as the pilot of the space shuttle Columbia during the STS-109 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.