Struggling to find a gift for an avid space fan? Need something fun in the calendar to make January more bearable? Or maybe you’re just keen to see the homecoming of one of the world’s most experienced astronauts? Whatever your motivation, we’ve got just the thing...
The University of Hull have teamed up with Pint of Science and the International Space School Trust to bring you ‘An evening with astronaut Michael Foale’. Come and hear from legendary former NASA astronaut Michael Foale, who will share his stories and personal videos of his captivating adventures!
Mike was born in Lincolnshire and is the most experienced British-born astronaut in the history of human space travel, having clocked over 373 days in space, flown on six Space Shuttle missions and a Soyuz, and commanded the International Space Station. He was the first Briton to perform a space walk, during which he saved the Hubble Space Telescope. Mike was also responsible for saving the Russian Mir Space Station when it was tumbling out of control and he has been inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame.
Don’t miss this chance to hear what life is like beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. Save the date – January 18th.