February 01, 2024

If you enjoyed the movie at Zhou Brothers, tell a friend and bring them out!

Join us at the Historic GEM Theater in the 18th & Vine Jazz District, Thursday, February 22nd at 7:00 pm for a VIP Movie Screening of THE SPACE RACE; The Untold Story of the First Black Astronauts in celebration of Black History Month!

We connected the KC Star to Mr. Ed Dwight and after speaking with both the KC Star journalist and the Mr. Dwight, we can confirm that Mr. Dwight is trying to coordinate his schedule to join us.

There is a VIP Only reception from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Proceeds go to support the aSTEAM Village NSBE Jr. Robotics and Race Car teams expenses for their competitions, education workshops, and college fair during the NSBE 50th Annual Convention.

aSTEAM Village is honored and humbled to be chosen as one of the global organizations asked to host screenings of this movie, THE SPACE RACE; The Untold Story of The First African American Astronauts.

We understand the importance of sharing our history, especially the untold stories of great humans like Kansas City's Edward Dwight who is featured in this film.

January 28, 2024

On behalf of the students, parents, coaches, volunteers, and Board of Directors, aSTEAM Village extend our sincere thanks and appreciation of your generosity and support of our aSTEAM Village NSBE Jr. Chapter. 

We ask that you please take this 2-minute post-film screening survey at

aSTEAM Village made a commitment to Nat Geo Films that we would have viewers take a post-screening survey.

Thank you in advance for helping us uphold our promise and commitment to Nat Geo.

As a SPECIAL BONUS for your support, we are making THE SPACE RACE; The Untold Story of the First Black Astronauts available to you until Monday, February 12, 2024, which is one day after our Kansas City Chiefs play in their fourth Super Bowl in the Mahomes Era.

You can access the movie via the internet by accepting the Invitation you received to join THE SPACE RACE; The Untold Story of the First Black Astronauts.

Once you accept the invitation and create your password, you can go to to access the fill via the internet.

*** If you did not receive an invitation, please email us at [email protected] to get your subscription and access.

You have been gifted a subscription to aSTEAM Village TV which gives you access to all of our channels including our Throwback Black Cinema movies, music, and more!

You can also access the film via a Roku SmartTV, Roku App, AppleTV+ App, and Amazon Firestick.

To add the aSTEAM Village Community TV Network to your TV please visit and use the QR Code for your preferred TV Streaming App.

aSTEAM Village would like to thank RDM Companies, Zhou B Kansas City Art Center, A.L. Huber Construction, and Allan Gray for allowing aSTEAM Village and our students to participate in the redevelopment of the Crispus Attucks School into the state-of-the-art home of innovation, creativity, and inspiration. The Zhou B Art Center will indeed be a catalyst for the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District.

Thank you to our sponsors for your support:

Black Drip Coffee, Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Krispie Kreme Donuts, Hy Vee Grocery, Lamar Donuts, Einstein Brothers Bagels, Panera Bread Crown Center.

Thank you to our donors, McAnany Construction, State Farm Agents, Timothy Williams, Kansas City Globe, and Dr. and Mrs. Norman Forester.

Please spread the word and let us celebrate our past and inspire others to be curious, dream big, and look towards tomorrow with the optimism of the wonders that our future brings.