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Astronaut and kids, 2005
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 3, 2021
T.D. Flack ©Stars and Stripes
Yokota Air Base, Japan, January, 2005: Students at Yokota West Elementary School have lots of questions for retired Marine Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden. The former deputy commander of U.S. Forces Japan, veteran of four space shuttle missions and future NASA administrator told the kids that “what I hope is that one of you will travel to … Mars.”
Stars and Stripes' 2005 story about Maj. Gen. Bolden at Yokota.