Interested in astronauts, aviation and Corvettes? Visit Aviation Heritage Park on Saturday. August 31 from 10 am to 1 pm for an event featuring all of those things. This event is also a fundraising opportunity for AHP. Every dollar raised through donations Saturday will be matched and put towards the proposed 11,000 square foot museum currently under construction at AHP.
Corvette enthusiast and current NASA Safety Specialist John Legere is bringing his unique 2006 Corvette to AHP this Saturday, August 31, from 10 am to 1 pm to join the NASA T-38 Talon in a special “Hoods-Up” event. The engine bay of Legere’s beautiful red Corvette is graced with autographs of many prominent astronauts such as Neil Armstrong and John Glenn. Those very men, and more, have flown the AHP NASA T-38. Bringing the two rare vehicles together is a unique opportunity that AHP is honored to host.
Both the Corvette and the NASA T-38 will have their “Hoods” up, allowing visitors to not only see the signatures, but to also sit in the cockpit of the T-38 for photo opportunities, or to just dream what it was like to fly this graceful machine. T-38s are on public display in only 12 locations across the country, with AHP being the newest
Along with these two artifacts, Legere will have on hand other space-related hardware to exhibit, including several of the heat shielding tiles actually flown on the Space Shuttle. He will be happy to speak with visitors about his exciting life at NASA, while the AHP docents will be at the other aircraft in the park as well to share information about the aircraft and the distinguished aviators they represent.