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Pint of Science Astronaut Tour - Tony Antonelli

Pint of Science Astronaut Tour - Tony Antonelli
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19 Feb 2019 6:30pm - 9pm

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Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre

Michael Sadler Building, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 9JT

Have you ever wondered what it really takes to be an astronaut and what it's like to go into space? Well now's your chance with former NASA astronaut Tony Antonelli. 

Tony has served as a Commander of the US Navy as well as being a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School. As a pilot, he has accumulated over 3,200 hours in 41 different kinds of aircraft.

He was selected as a NASA pilot in 2000 and flew his first mission in space as the pilot of Space Shuttle Discovery in March 2009. He also served as a pilot on the Space Shuttle Atlantis.

Tony has logged a total of 24 days, 3 hours, 57 minutes and 35 seconds in space. He is the recipient of the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal and various service awards.

Come and hear what it's like to pilot a Space Shuttle!

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Full price tickets £18

Concessions £12 (children, students with valid ID, adults aged 60+, those with a registered disability). 

Wheelchair Access
This venue is fully accessible & has step-free access.
  • Wheelchair access
  • Discussion
  • Science
  • Talk
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