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Wright Brothers First Flight Centennial
1903 - 2003

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Come celebrate with us!!
The Wright Brothers First Flight Centennial
Commemorative Celebration

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2003
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Where: Library Building Lobby
Take a look at the events planned.

Orville Wright

The first powered flight on December 17, 1903
flew a distance of 120 feet at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Wilbur Wright

Bessie Coleman
First Black Woman Licensed Pilot

Harriet Quimby
First Licensed Woman Pilot In America, 1911
First Woman To Solo The English Channel, 1912

Alan Shephard
First American in Space, 1961
Fifth Man to Walk on the Moon, 1971

Sally Ride
First American Woman in Space

Charles Edward Taylor
World's First Airplane Mechanic

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