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An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth with Chris Hadfield

November 8, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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This event is now completely sold out. We may release a small number of standing room tickets at the door based on no-shows. These tickets are first come first served.

 

“Good morning, Earth.” That is how Colonel Chris Hadfield—writing on Twitter—woke up the world every day while living aboard the International Space Station for over five months. Since blasting off from Kazakhstan in December 2012, Hadfield has become a worldwide sensation, harnessing the power of social media to make outer space accessible to millions and infusing a sense of wonder into the collective consciousness not felt since man first walked on the moon. Called “the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong” by the BBC, Hadfield—now safely back on Earth—continues to bring the glory of science and space travel to everyone he encounters.

 

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time he has broken into a Space Station with a Swiss army knife, disposed of a live snake while piloting a plane, and been temporarily blinded while clinging to the exterior of an orbiting spacecraft. The secret to Col. Hadfield’s success-and survival-is an unconventional philosophy he learned at NASA: prepare for the worst-and enjoy every moment of it. He will discuss how to think like an astronaut, and that might change, completely, how you view life on Earth.

 

Moderated by Adam Savage

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Details

Start:
November 8, 2013 7:00 pm
End:
November 8, 2013 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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Venue

NASA Ames Research Center
200 Dailey Road, Building 152, Room 171 Mountain View, CA 94043 United States
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