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Astronaut Lawrence – The International Space Station: Science in Space

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 2:30pm to 5:00pm

Straub Hall, Room 156
1451 Onyx Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Join us to hear Astronaut Wendy Lawrence talk about her experience on the international space station!!

Astronaut Lawrence is a retired NASA Astronaut who completed four space shuttle flights as Mission Specialist. She was a Crew-member and Robotic Arm operator on the first Return to Flight mission. Astronaut Lawrence is a US Navy Helicopter Pilot with 1,500+ hours in six different types of helicopters. She was the first female US Naval Academy graduate to become an astronaut and was a member of the second Academy class to graduate women. She was also a physics instructor and novice women's crew coach at the Academy. Astronaut Lawrence is passionate about inspiring the next generation to "Dare to Dream." Come hear her speak about these experiences and more! Afterwards, join us for a Q&A Session.