Space Flight and Research on the International Space Station

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  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday June 6, 2018 - Thursday June 7, 2018
      7:30 pm - 7:59 pm
  • Location: Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
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    Free entrance, drinks, and snacks; food for purchase available from food trucks
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Summary Sentence: A conversation with Astronaut Lawrence DeLucas

Full Summary: Come to "An Evening of Wonder: Life and Art on Earth and Beyond," on June 6, 2018, and meet an astronaut. Lawrence DeLucas will talk about his experiences in the Columbia Space Shuttle and answer your questions. 

  • Meet Astronaut Lawrence DeLucas Meet Astronaut Lawrence DeLucas

Astronaut Lawrence DeLucas will reminisce his training to be a NASA astronaut and share his experiences flying on the Columbia Space Shuttle Mission STS-50, launched on June 25, 1992. He will descibe the materials, technology, and research performed in that mission and summarize the research underway on the International Space Station. He will discuss NASA's plans for a human-piloted mission to Mars.

Lawrence DeLucas' talk is part of "An Evening of Wonder: Life and Art on Earth and Beyond." This astrobiology fun-and-learning event for the whole family is made possible by the organizers of AbGradCon 2018.

AbGradCon (Astrobiology Graduate Conference) is a popular gathering of early-career scientists interested in astrobiology research, held in a different location every year. 

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In Campus Calendar

Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC), Center for the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials and Interfaces (STAMI), College of Sciences, EAS, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Mathematics, School of Physics, School of Psychology

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Arts and Performance
AbGradCon 2018
  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: May 18, 2018 - 3:56pm
  • Last Updated: May 18, 2018 - 4:20pm