Imagine this: A woman who moved to Oklahoma in a covered wagon has a son who grows up to fly to the moon.
It’s not the beginning of an epic movie, but the real life of one of the state’s shining stars, Lt. General Thomas P. Stafford.
Now 87, Stafford finds time every day to touch base with the museum that tells his story — as well as the story of flight — The Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford, Oklahoma.
Just as Stafford came from humble beginnings, so does the museum that bears his name. [Read more…]