08.10.2018 - 17:30
On Monday, October 8 at 5.30 PM Tartu Observatory will have a unique chance to host NASA astronaut Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper.
Heidemarie Martha Stefanyshyn-Piper (born February 7, 1963) is an American Naval officer, engineer, and a former NASA astronaut. She holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Stefanyshyn-Piper flew her first mission on STS-115, aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis, as a Mission Specialist and became only the 8th woman to perform a spacewalk (out of 180 total spacewalkers).
Pre-registration for the event is closed.
Live stream of the event will start on 8th October at 5.30PM on www.uttv.ee.
The event belongs to the World Space Week 2018 programme. Tartu Observatory is the national coordinator of the World Space Week.
Tartu Observatory, Tõravere