Astronaut’s space tales aim to inspire

Washington (AFP) Feb 11, 2011 When NASA astronaut Leland Melvin thinks back on his 12-year career, he estimates he must have read to a half million children, sometimes in classrooms, sometimes via videolink from space. But he showed no weariness on a gray Tuesday afternoon when he strode into a public elementary school in a downtrodden section of the US capital where crime is high and test scores are low. The Ferrebe

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