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“The Physics of Spaceflight – or, You Too Can Become a Rocket Scientist in Less than an Hour” with astronaut Rick Hauck
September 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Captain Rick 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 Department of Defense 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.