Brazosport Planetarium hosted “Real People, Big Astronomy”, a live Zoom experience with astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor (pictured above on the bottom left and far right) at an observatory in Chile, on Friday, February 4 in BASF Planetarium. The Facts featured the event on the front page of today’s (2/9) Brazos Life section in “Groundbreaking astronaut shares her story as part of as part of ‘Women in Space’ celebration” and included a few pictures of the presentation and attendees.
“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.