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Dine & Dialogue: An Evening with NASA Pioneers

Categorized as: Special Attractions
Event tags: Education, Travel

Description:

Join TSHA as we host and celebrate pioneers from NASA’s first sixty years at Austin’s iconic Driskill Hotel.

This Dine & Dialogue will feature retired NASA astronauts and engineers who look forward to sharing their experiences with you. Scheduled speakers include:

Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham

Space Shuttle astronauts Robert L. Crippen, Bonnie J. Dunbar, Michael E. Fossum, and Bernard A Harris, Jr.

NASA engineers Thomas Moser and Jerry Bostick

The development of NASA’s space exploration programs was the natural progression of the American pioneer spirit. Spurred by Soviet successes during the Cold War, advancements in U.S. space exploration proceeded at a rapid pace. Just a decade after its creation, NASA launched the first manned Apollo mission and sent the first reusable space shuttle into space thirteen years later.

You are invited to enjoy dinner and conversation with astronauts and engineers from NASA’s first sixty years: Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham, NASA engineers Jerry Bostick and Thomas Moser, and Space Shuttle astronauts Robert L. Crippen, Bonnie J. Dunbar, Michael E. Fossum, and Bernard A. Harris, Jr. Hear them relate fascinating stories about the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs and NASA’s mission control in a panel discussion moderated by Tim Taliaferro, Editor in Chief of Texas Monthly.

Please join us for this stellar Dine & Dialogue on August 19 at the Driskill Hotel in Austin.

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