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Our Place in Space

June 17

3:00 pm

$8 | Fully Seated - General Admission

Doors 2:00pm Event 3:00pm All Ages

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2:00pm Workshops Begin
Come early to enjoy our sponsor booths, which will provide VR experiences, solar telescope viewings and workshops.

Event Description:

You will hear from NASA engineers, Astrophysicists and space policy experts about how they need you to help shape the future of space exploration.

At this all ages event, you will learn about how you can be a part of the space industry, regardless of your work experience or educational background. Come early and stay late for engaging workshops at our sponsor booths, VR experiences, solar telescope viewings, entertainment and networking opportunities with our speakers and sponsors.


Stephen Watson
Mission Assurance Manager & Project Software Systems Engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Stephen will share details of the amazing work done at NASA JPL through his work on the Juno Mission to Jupiter and the Deep Space Network. He will unveil the vast opportunities available to those interested in working with NASA JPL.

Tracy Drain
Flight Systems Engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tracy will talk about her work as Flight Systems Engineer at NASA JPL, share details of the Kepler Mission’s discovery of exoplanets, and share the inspiring story of her career path, from Louisville to NASA JPL.

Casey Dreier
Space Policy Expert, The Planetary Society

Casey will explain the details of space politics by sharing his wealth of knowledge regarding the inner-workings of space policy, how NASA’s budget is determined, and how any citizen can help shape the future of NASA and space exploration through policy.

Breanna Ausbrooks
Astrophysicist, University of Louisville

Breanna will dazzle the audience with a very unique view of our Universe, then speak about the Astrophysics program at the University of Louisville.
Made possible by our amazing sponsors:

The Louisville Astronomical Society
The Kentucky Science Center
Oh Wow
Louisville Science Meetup

Learn More: http://spaceneedsyou.com

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