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Real People, Big Astronomy
February 4, 2022 @ 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Real People, Big Astronomy with Dr. Sian Proctor
- Friday, February 4
- BASF Planetarium
- Refreshments at 5:45 PM (CST), followed by a FREE live Zoom program with Dr. Sian Proctor at 6:00 PM (CST).
Dr. Proctor is a geoscientist, explorer, space artist and astronaut. She was the mission pilot for the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space, the first of its kind. In this event, we will learn about Dr. Proctor’s varied career path and her three-day mission in Earth orbit, in which she became the first African-American female pilot to fly in space.
Dr. Proctor will share stories from her incredible adventure and answer questions. The program is expected to last 45 minutes to one hour.
PLEASE NOTE: This event is being limited to 50 visitors and masks are required. Extra seating will be available to facilitate social distancing.