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March 29, 2012 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Category: Special Event
Location: General Lectures #100
Cost: no charge
Audience: Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Join us for an adventure in space! 

Colonel Terry Virts, NASA Astronaut, presents a compelling lecture about his role as pilot of Space Shuttle Endeavour for Mission STS-130, the final assembly mission of the ISS program, and discusses scientific exploration on board the International Space Station (ISS).

Virts describes the mission in terms of complex spacewalks and robotics. He also discusses the AMS-2 (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2) a particle physics instrument, and the basic fields of research being conducted on board the ISS.

Event poster and additional information available at: http://physics.clas.wayne.edu/current/vadenmiles.php

An RSVP is required. 

Event Location:
 
General Lectures Building, Room 100
5045 Anthony Wayne
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Time of Event:
 
Refreshments will be served at 3:30pm with the lecture immediately following at 4:00pm.

Please RSVP with the link provided.

For more information about this event, please contact Pat or Dawn at 313-577-2107 or outreach@physics.wayne.edu.