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NASA Officials Discuss Plans For Festival Of Flight 2003 In Fayetteville

Posted March 15, 2002 10:46 a.m. EST

— NASA officials took a tour of the Cumberland County Crown Coliseum Wednesday to review their involvement in Festival of Flight 2003.

During the festival, NASA will have exhibits highlighting the evolution of flight, celebrity speakers, moon buggies on display, a replica of the Wright brothers' Flyer and much more.

"Students will be able to ask questions to astronauts in outer space at the International Space Station as they orbit the earth," said Gordon Clapp of the Festival of Flight.

Over 500,000 people are expected to attend the 11-day festival.