The Dee Howard Foundation (DHF) and the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) have joined with other local, state, and national partners, to establish The Dee Howard Foundation/UTSA Pre-K thru 12 Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest open to all Pre-K thru 12 students in the San Antonio area to include Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina, and Wilson counties .
The theme of the inaugural contest for the 2020/2021 academic year is “Mission to Mars” in celebration of the NASA MARS 2020 Mission Perseverance Rover. DHF & UTSA are honored to announce that Honorary Mission Commander is San Antonio native, two-time shuttle astronaut and first African American to walk in space, Bernard A. Harris, Jr. MD, MBA.
The DHF/UTSA “Mission to Mars” is scheduled to launch the week of 7 September 2020.
Stay tuned to this webpage and social media for DHF, UTSA and our contest partners for further details. Fasten your seat belts, the official contest clock has started its countdown, it should be an exciting mission.