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Astronaut who started 'Storytime in Space' visits Phoenix

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Author Dr. Jeffrey Bennett; Astronaut Alvin Drew Author Dr. Jeffrey Bennett; Astronaut Alvin Drew

An astronaut famous for launching a reading program in space is visiting the valley to speak with over 3,000 teachers.

Astronaut Alvin Drew was one of the last astronauts on a mission to the International Space Station.  

While he was in space, he started "Storytime in Space" and read the children's book, "Max Goes to the Moon."

Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, author of "Max Goes to the Moon", joins Drew as he talks about his life as an astronaut.

To watch Drew read "Max Goes to the Moon" from space: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qs_eGdYeMSI

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