U.S. Human Spaceflight – Past, Present, and Future

Science Lecture at Tahoe Science Center

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5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
May 23rd, 2019
UC Davis Tahoe Science Center

Science Presentation

In 1961, NASA put the first American in space. Since then, U.S. astronauts have walked on the moon, piloted the Space Shuttle, and lived aboard the International Space Station. Join UC Davis professor and former NASA Astronaut Dr. Stephen Robinson as he explores the history of manned spaceflight, the challenges facing space exploration today, and what’s on the horizon for the future.

Registration Required

$5 in advance; $10 at the door
Refreshments and no-host bar 5:30 p.m., presentation begins at 6 p.m.
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Astronaut Stephen Robinson, a veteran of four space shuttle missions, is a professor in the UC Davis College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Robinson currently leads the UC Davis Center for Human/Robotics/Vehicle Integration and Performance (HRVIP Lab).