The Caribbean Youth Science Forum conducted a space science session on Monday, August 8, 2011 at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad. The Trinidad Express article claims that they were the first Caribbean group to speak to an astronaut.

We at Camp Can Do know better. On Tuesday, July 19, 2011 the Torres Foundationís Camp Can Do science and technology summer camp, made up of blind campers from around the Caribbean, received a presentation from Hoot Gibson, space Shuttle commander with 5 missions in to space to his credit.

The visually impaired campers also built and launch rockets; dined on space food; and learned about space shuttle operations.

Click here to read the Trinidad express article.