NEW YORK -- Royal Olympic Cruises said astronaut Scott Carpenter
will be a guest aboard Olympic Explorer during the ship's inaugural
season this spring.
Carpenter will participate in on-deck observation sessions,
roundtable discussions and one-on-one sessions with passengers.
In addition, his wife, Patricia, will present an informal
lecture, entitled Traveling with an Astronaut.
Carpenter will sail on the 836-passenger Olympic Explorer during
the May 12, 19 and 26 cruises.
For additional information, call (800) 872-6400 or visit www.royalolympiccruises.com.