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Former NASA astronaut Dr. Don Thomas Skyped from South Africa with Wescott School fifth-graders on September 20. This photo from his website shows Thomas sharing details of his career with a classroom. Photo submitted
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3:00 am CDT October 13, 2019

Wescott School fifth-grade teacher David Karnoscak, with teachers Samantha Nadel, Tracy Bahn, and Martine Reif, arranged for fifth-graders to attend a live interview with former National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut, Dr. Don Thomas via Skype from South Africa on Sept. 20.

He is also a scientist, professional speaker, educator and author of “Orbit of Discovery,” about his STS-70 mission aboard space shuttle Discovery.