FacebookTwitterYoutubeInstagramGoogle Plus

Leland Melvin


A former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, Leland Melvin is an engineer and NASA astronaut. He served on the space shuttle Atlantis as a mission specialist and was named the NASA Associate Administrator for Education in October 2010. He also served as the co-chair of the White House’s Federal Coordination in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Task Force, developing the nation’s five-year education plan. He is the host of the Lifetime show Child Genius and a judge for ABC’s BattleBots. He holds four honorary doctorates and has received the NFL Player Association Award of Excellence. He lives in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Past Programs Featuring Leland Melvin

Friday, May 31, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday, June 6, 2010 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm