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NASA astronaut Sunita Williams nudges Galt students to reach for the stars

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Posted: Saturday, April 14, 2018 11:00 am

Wearing a blue flight suit sporting patches from her two missions to the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams showed an audience of seventh-graders at Robert L. McCaffrey Middle School in Galt pictures of Earth taken from outer space, including a few of her hometown of Boston, Mass., during a Friday morning assembly

“This is the view we had from the space station, so if anyone here doesn’t think the world is round, it is. I remember looking out of the window on the observation deck for the first time and my first thought was, ‘Holy moly, it is round!’” Williams said.

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