NASA astronaut Jeffrey Williams, a retired U.S. Army Colonel, will headline this year’s Orange County Leadership Prayer Breakfast on November 13, 2019 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor.
Williams was selected for the NASA Astronaut Class of 1996. In addition to his space flights, he has performed various technical duties in both the space shuttle and International Space Station Programs. In July 2002, Williams commanded a nine-day coral reef expedition operating from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Aquarius undersea habitat off the coast of Florida.
Williams has logged more than 534 days in space, including nearly 32 hours in five spacewalks, and a total of more than 3, 100 hours in more than 50 different aircraft. During his six months aboard the International Space Station in 2006, Williams orbited the earth more than 2,800 times and took more photographs of the Earth than any astronaut in history.
The event is wholly underwritten by sponsors and is not a fundraiser. Sponsors of the event will receive five (5) seats at the breakfast for a tax-deductible donation of $300.00. For those that would like to sponsor this event, send an e-mail requesting a registration form to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 393-4805.