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Perspectives from Space – with Sandra Magnus, NASA Astronaut
Thursday, October 10, 2013 @ 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Sandra H. Magnus, PhD, former NASA Astronaut and AIAA Executive Director will share her impressions and take-aways from her 16 years as a NASA Astronaut. This will be an enjoyable, informative and inspirational presentation!
Dr. Magnus’ NASA career included 159 days in space traveling more than 60 million miles orbiting the earth more than 2660 times. She performed critical functions in Missions STS-112, STS-126 and STS-135/ULF7. Dr. Magnus became Deputy Chief, Astronaut Office, in September 2012.
Dr. Magnus graduated from Bellville West High School in Belleville, IL in 1982, received a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1986 and 1990, respectively, and a Doctorate from the School of Material Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1996.
Photo Credit: Anne James
Open to adults and students in Grades 4 and above.
6:00 – 7:00 pm Social/Network – Prologue Room
7:00 – 8:00 pm Presentation – Auditorium
8:00 – 8:30 pm Photos – Prologue Room
Registration deadline is Monday, October 7th
RSVP required by e-mailing Daniel.firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost is minimal at $5/person (includes refreshments – pay at door)
Location: Boeing Prologue Room, McDonnell Boulevard and Airport Road (Park in Visitors Lot, enter through Prologue Room doors)
Seating limited to first 200, please cancel registration if unable to attend.
In partnership with:
Academy of Science – St. Louis
American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics(AIAA)
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri
Missouri Society of Professional Engineers