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Astronomy on Tap: Conversation with an Astronaut
Monday, June 7, 2021 @ 7:00 PM-8:00 PMFree
YouTube Live, St. Louis, MO United States
A FREE online Monday Astronomy Fun Day Special Event! Open to ALL! Registration not required. CLICK HERE on Monday, June 7, for the YouTube link to join! Grab a drink, a snack, and settle in from the comfort of home for a special one-hour conversation (driven by you) with astronaut, St. Louis native, and Washington University in St. Louis alum, Bob Behnken!
Featured Speaker: Colonel Robert Behnken, Ph.D., astronaut, NASA
Bob Behnken was selected as an astronaut by NASA in 2000 and is a veteran of three space flights. A native of Missouri, Colonel Behnken flew space shuttle missions STS-123 in March 2008 and STS-130 in February 2010. He most recently served as Joint operations Commander on the first crewed flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon, the Demo-2 mission, which landed on August 2, 2020. He has accumulated 93 days in space and 61 hours of extra-vehicular activity time during ten spacewalks.
Submit your questions in advance via Twitter @STL_AoT, or CLICK HERE to use the Google Form.
Astronomy on Tap – St. Louis is a series of science education and public outreach events presented in partnership with The Academy of Science – St. Louis, the Department of Physics of Washington University in St. Louis, the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences, the JPL Solar System Ambassadors Program, and Urban Chestnut Brewing Company. Astronomy on Tap is underwritten in part with support from Boeing and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, sponsoring the full array of Academy STEM Teens programming.