Orlando, FL, December 11, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Artist Michelle Rouch of Tucson, AZ has been honored to participate with Founding Astronauts Leland Melvin, Anousheh Ansari, Nicole Stott and Ron Garan, along with Simon Kregar, Art Director at Constellation, and other IAAA artists at Kennedy Space Center in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Launch of Apollo 8 to the Moon and the inspiration of Earthrise.
“Earthrise with a Silver Lining” artwork will enhance the ceremony and occur on Friday, December 21, 2018 at the Kennedy Space Center in the evening. The artist decided abstraction to depict 50th Anniversary of Earthrise, one of most famous images taken on December 24, 1968 during Apollo 8 mission. The artwork includes real Meteorite Dust. The Silver Lining emphasizes the hopefulness side in heading to the Moon and Mars in the near future.
Rouch has 30 years of experience as a technical engineering advisor for DoD. She is the current is the Vice Chair for American International of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Tucson Section, the Founder and Co-chair of the Tucson-Chapter of International Association of Astronomical Artists (IAAA), Tucson Public Arts Council Board Member for District 4, and served as judge on the Congressional Advisor for Youth Art Program for 4 consecutive years for Arizona Congressional District 2.
Constellation Foundation, non-profit foundation, is a small group of astronauts who’s mission is to inspire all of humanity with the perspective shifts that astronauts experience in space, and unite together the public to create the future of our shared planet. Constellation is dedicated to inspiring positive action through the profound perspective shirt experience in space.
The Constellation is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo’s launch to the Moon and the first Earthrise at the site where it all began – Kennedy Space Center on December 21, 2018 from 7PM – 11PM. www.constellation.earth/1221