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Science in Space at Tellus Science Museum

Science in Space

Saturday, August 24, 2024
10 AM - 4:30 PM

SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES.

LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE AND SUBJECT TO SELL OUT. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE OR MEMBER RESERVATION STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.

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Join us for Science in Space, in partnership with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University!

  • This exciting day features hands-on activities from 10 AM to 4 PM.
  • Along with presentations and book signings by retired NASA astronaut Col. Terry Virts and retired NASA food scientist Dr. Vickie Kloeris.

Don’t miss this chance to discover the wonders of space exploration with us – it’s sure to be out of this world!

Innovation Society members – stay tuned for your exclusive meet and greet invitation!

11 AM - RETIRED NASA ASTRONAUT COL. TERRY VIRTS

Retired astronaut Col. Terry Virts will discuss “The Astronauts Guide to Leaving the Planet” in this family friendly lecture. Hear first hand details about what it is like to leave the Earth. Seating will be first come, first served.

Following the lecture, Virts, who authored the books ‘The Astronaut’s Guide to Leaving the Planet’ and ‘How to Astronaut’ will be available for a book signing from noon to 1 PM.

1:30 PM - Retired NASA Food Scientist Dr. Vickie Kloeris

Orbit around the fascinating world of space food as you learn about the innovations behind feeding astronauts in space. Dr. Vickie Kloeris is the author “Space Bites” and will discuss working for NASA to create astronaut menus to be consumed in space. Seating will be first come, first served.

Dr. Kloeris will be available from 2:30 to 3:30 PM to sign her book.

3:30 PM - Retired NASA Astronaut Col. Terry Virts

Gain firsthand knowledge from this seasoned astronaut who has spent over seven months in space across two missions to the International Space Station. Retired NASA astronaut Col. Terry Virts talk, “The View from Above” is recommended for general audiences about his experiences in space. Seating will be first come, first served.

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