Jon Andrew McBride, a retired U.S. Naval Officer and former U.S. Astronaut, center is shown with Kenai Middle School Students, Anessia Anne and Cristina Lee Hubler, and their parents, Rebecca Ann and William James, in March during spring break at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. McBride was the lead chase pilot for the maiden voyage of space shuttle Colombia and Pilot of the STS 41-G that launched aboard the Orbiter Challenger in 1984. The Hublers attended in recognition of International Brain Awareness Week and Expanding Girls Horizons in Science and Engineering Month. The trip also included a Celebration of Life at Walt Disney World Resort.
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