POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – There will be additional Star Power at the next "Starwalk" event on the Walkway Over the Hudson. Senator Charles Schumer, D-NY, announced Tuesday that the National Aerospace Authority has agreed to send an astronaut to the "Starwalk" event on September 7.
"A true hero, the presence of NASA astronauts will help the" Starwalk "program into a new galaxy and will create an extraterrestrial experience for those who attend," Schumer said.
"Starwalk" is an astronomically designed program designed for fun, education and interactivity, beginner and advanced stargazers alike.
Open and pay for the public, "Starwalk" offers a unique opportunity to enjoy more about the stars and for the community to enjoy the breathtaking horizon-to-horizon view of the night sky on the Walkway Over the Hudson River.
"This will not only inspire a new generation of scientists in the Hudson Valley, but builds on NASA's commitment to education and scientific research," Schumer said.
The Walkway Over the Hudson State Park of Hudson R Iver from Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County to Highland in Ulster County. It opened in October 2009 and is the longest pedestrian bridge in the world.
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