Merced Sun-Star photo by Brandon Bowers
Robert Smith, 9, of Atwater, raises his hands as he learns that he'll get to watch next month's launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, thanks to the Beverly Hills-based charity When U Dream A Dream. Smith's father, Troy, is in the center.
Merced Sun-Star photo by Brandon Bowers Robert Smith, 9, of Atwater, raises his hands as he learns that he'll get to watch next month's launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, thanks to the Beverly Hills-based charity When U Dream A Dream. Smith's father, Troy, is in the center. Merced Sun-Star
Merced Sun-Star photo by Brandon Bowers Robert Smith, 9, of Atwater, raises his hands as he learns that he'll get to watch next month's launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, thanks to the Beverly Hills-based charity When U Dream A Dream. Smith's father, Troy, is in the center. Merced Sun-Star

Atwater boy's NASA dream takes flight

October 02, 2010 12:33 AM