2020 applicants
Event

Pint of Science - Astronaut Tour with Tony Antonelli

  • Thu 21 Feb 19

    19:00 - 21:00

  • Colchester Campus

    Ivor Crewe Lecture Hall A

  • Event organiser

    Corporate events

  • Contact details

    Jo Pearson
    01206 874471

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 Antonelli 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 pilot of the 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! Tickets can be booked via the Pint of Science webpage

This event is in partnership with the International Space School Trust and the University of Essex.