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Dec. 7, 2015


For Immediate Release

Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540

(888) 942-3742



Iberia Parish Convention 

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Jeanerette Museum: NASA Before the Curtain Goes Up 

WHAT: NASA History Talk

WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2015 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, La.


The Jeanerette Museum will present, NASA: Before the Curtain Goes Up, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Paul Darby, Ph.D of the University of Louisiana Lafayette will lead the presentation discussing little known facts about NASA missions from the moon walks to the Space Shuttle and Space Station.

Paul J. Darby III, P.E. is known as an expert in aerospace technology and was presented the highest award NASA gives to civilians. He is currently Assistant Professor of University of Louisiana Lafayette's Electrical and Computer Engineering. His experience includes 23 years in the power, automation, commercial electrical, telecommunications, computer, and aerospace industries and 12 years in academia. His aerospace experience includes reliability and systems safety engineering on space shuttle and space station projects.

In 1985, NASA astronauts awarded Darby the Silver Snoopy for outstanding support that greatly enhanced flight safety and mission success on the space shuttle project. Darby was recently invited to join, and has since affiliated with the NASA Academy of Aerospace Quality, as one of its "experts" in aerospace technology. Darby's research area is Mobile Grid Computing where he contributed to the Mobile Grid's pioneering work.

The Jeanerette Museum is pleased to welcome Darby, a Jeanerette native, for this free program open to adults. Seating for the program may be limited and taken on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information, contact the museum at 337-276-4408, visit JeaneretteMuseum.com, email jeanerettemuseum@yahoo.com or follow the museum on Facebook
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The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center located at 2513 Hwy. 14 in New Iberia.


For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit IberiaTravel.com

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