Name: The Physics of Spaceflight – or, You Too Can Become a Rocket Scientist in Less than an Hour - September 5 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm FREE
Date: September 5, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Turn your eyes to the sky! Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by Captain Rick Hauck. Hauck is a retired Navy combat pilot, astronaut and commercial space business executive. He flew over 100 combat missions in Viet Nam, and co-piloted one space shuttle flight and commanded two others, the latest of which was the first flight after the Challenger tragedy. Among his awards are two DoD Distinguished Service Medals, the NASA DSM, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and the Fédération Aéronautique International Yuri Gagarin Gold Medal. He was honored with a Doctor of Public Service degree by his Alma Mater in 2007. This free talk is part of the Acadia Night Sky Festival, and begins at 7:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Schoodic Institute campus, Winter Harbor. No registration is required.