Astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore, will have his feet on solid ground later this month as the Mt. Juliet High graduate returns to Wilson County following a successful 11-day mission as pilot of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Wilmore is scheduled to address an assembly program at MJ High Friday morning, Dec. 11, then ride in the Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 12. Wilmore piloted the Atlantis to and from the International Space Station, returning to the Kennedy Space Center Friday morning, Nov. 27.
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