Dr. June Scobee Rodgers speaks at Challenger Center

Dr. June Scobee Rodgers made an appearance at the Challenger STEM Learning Center this afternoon.

She held a virtual video teleconference with 500 students at a middle school in Manhattan, Kansas.

The school presented Rodgers with a musical performance that honored the seven astronauts who’s lives were lost during the Space Shuttle Challenger mission.

Dr. June Scobee Rodgers, who is the co-founder, says that, “…they have create is a musical with performing arts along with it. Even physical education classes were involved.”

Scobee Rodgers says she’ll being taking a trip to London to meet with leaders about building a Challenger Center in their community.

She is the widow of Challenger Shuttle Commander Dick Scobee and the founding chair of the Challenger Center.

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