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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.