The Associated Press: Kansas students create art for Dream Rocket Project

The Associated Press: Kansas students create art for Dream Rocket Project

The Wichita Eagle. Kansas.Com

Posted on Wed, Feb. 22, 2012
Kansas students create art for Dream Rocket Project

The Associated Press

Art created by Kansas students will be among those wrapped around a 365-foot replica of the Saturn V rocket at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

A visiting assistant professor at Washburn University helped elementary students from Rossville and St. Mary create 550 pieces of artwork for the Dream Rocket Project.

A news release from the Topeka university says the Saturn V rocket will be wrapped with more than 8,000 pieces of art in 2014.

Beforehand, all submissions are being displayed in venues such as libraries, schools and museums. A show is planned at the Wamego Public Library in April.

The young artists submitting their work come from hundreds of cities across the United States and other countries.

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The Associated Press: Kansas students create art for Dream Rocket Project