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Missions to the International Space Station – NASA Astronaut Lt. Col. Dr. Robert L. Behnken

Thursday, October 21, 2010 @ 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Great opportunity to attend a Science Seminar led by NASA Astronaut, Lt. Col. Dr. Robert L. Behnken!

In 2008, Washington University Alumnus Bob Behnken traveled to the International Space Station (ISS) for 16 days, on a mission that delivered the first component of the Japanese Experimental Module and the Canadian robotic manipulator Dextre. In 2010 he again visited the ISS, this time for 14 days on a mission delivering the Node 3 habitation module and the seven windowed Cupola. During these missions he performed a total of six spacewalks, as well numerous other ISS assembly tasks. He will present details of NASA’s manned exploration activities as well as discuss his experiences as a space shuttle crewmember and life on the ISS.

Location: Washington University Laboratory Sciences Building, Room 300

Free and open to Junior Academy members and the general public

Students in grades 6-12 welcome!

To RSVP, e-mail peggyw@academyofsciencestl.org

Parking is available in the parking garage immediately next to Forest Park Parkway, between Big Bend and Skinker

Details

Date:
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM-8:00 PM