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Lunch & Learn: Celebrating Astronaut John Young, Orlando’s Hometown Hero

Thursday, September 24, noon

Join us on Zoom as we explore the legacy of astronaut and local legend John Young. Learn about his time in Orlando, his remarkable career with NASA, and the ways in which his name lives on in Central Florida.

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