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.