BILOXI – Former astronaut Fred Haise Jr. will receive NASA’s Ambassador of Exploration Award during a ceremony Dec. 2 at the Gorenflo Elementary School in Biloxi.
Haise will then present the award, consisting of a moon rock encased in Lucite for display, to the elementary school, which he attended.
The Biloxi native has a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
Haise was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 13 in 1970.
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