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To the Stars Through Difficulties

John Shoffner spent more than a week on the International Space Station as part of the Axiom Mission 2 in May of this year and livestreamed with kids. Read More Here

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Axiom Space astronaut visits local schools

LULING — Astronaut John Shoffner, pilot for Axiom Space’s upcoming Ax-2 mission to the International Space Station on the SpaceX Dragon, met with fifth grade students at Luling Elementary and Norco Elementary in St. Charles Parish on Wednesday, April 26....

The Morning Call

Astronaut visits Crayola Experience Easton

John Shoffner, who recently served as pilot on the Axiom Space Ax-2 mission to the International Space Station speaks Friday, July 14, 2023, at Crayola Experience Easton. (April Gamiz /The Morning Call). Read Full Article Here

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Businessman turned astronaut says STEM is out of this world

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. — Teens in Middlesboro got an out-of-this world experience on Friday March 24; they interacted with alum, John Shoffner. Shoffner is a retired race car driver and businessman turned astronaut who was raised in Middlesboro. Read Full Article...
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The Perseid Foundation is dedicated to improving education in underserved schools of Appalachia with programs for student growth and STEAM curriculum development.

Globally, we host programs that connect students to space and promote the “A” in STEAM.