HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - About 300 students from Petal Upper Middle School got a chance to meet a real-life astronaut Thursday in Hancock County.
Biloxi-native Fred Haise spoke to the students about his Apollo 13 mission, and the importance of math and science skills. The talk with Haise was broken into small groups. After hearing from Haise, the students toured the Infinity Science Center.
Fred Haise is from Biloxi, but he also has a home in Houston.