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Astronaut Central - Space Stories

Event open to:

Public

Date:

October 25, 2014

Location:

NYC Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Description:

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 25, and join us at Club headquarters in New York for a special all-day Space Stories program focusing on the history of human spaceflight. This year's venue will feature astronauts and engineers from a number of different manned missions using the Cold War as a backdrop.

Among confirmed story-tellers are Gen. Charles Duke FN'92, Apollo 16 moonwalker; Richard Garriott MN'98 and Greg Olsen MN'07, both of whom flew aboard Soyuz to ISS; Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7 Lunar Module pilot; Cady Coleman, who performed a live flute duet with Ian Anderson aboard ISS (and who will be introduced by Anderson); Brian Binnie MED'06, who piloted SpaceShipOne to win the Ansari X Prize in 2004; and NASA Senior Photographer Bill Ingalls.

In addition, a live HAM radio contact with the ISS will be made from the Club station K2XP.

Tentative Schedule
8:45 a.m. Breakfast reception
9:30 a.m. Apollo 7's Walt Cunningham
10:30 a.m. SpaceShipOne's Brian Binnie
11:30 a.m. Soyuz's Greg Olsen
12:30 p.m. Lunch and HAM radio contact to the ISS
1:30 p.m. Space Shuttle's Cady Coleman (introduced by Ian Anderson)
2:30 p.m. NASA photographer Bill Ingalls
3:30 p.m. Soyuz's Richard Garriott
4:30 p.m. Apollo 16's Charles Duke (moonwalker)
5:30 p.m. Wrap-up reception

This promises to be one for the ages (pun intended!). Save the date - Oct. 25 - it will be "astronaut central" at The Explorers Club!

Ticket Price: $60

Reservation Notes:

Reservations are secured on a first-come, first-served basis.

To secure a place, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or call us at 212.628.8383

Photos courtesy of NASA



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