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UK & European
Astronaut Appearances

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  November 2017

Mike Foale
Astronaut Mike Foale
A public lecture where Mike will discuss his astronaut career including 6 space missions on the Space Shuttle, Mir Space Station and International Space Station.
King's College, London (UK).
7:30pm, Wednesday 15th November 2017


British Interplanetary Society
Apollo Programme Artifacts
FREE lecture will introduce a number of Apollo era artefacts a couple of which have made the 240,000 mile journey to the moon and back again. This lecture will feature these flown items complete with photographs and supporting audio of their use, to show that some 40 years later they still have a fascinating story to tell.
The Gardeners Arms, Droitwich (UK).
1:45pm, Saturday 18th November 2017.

ENDURANCE - Scott kelly UK Book Tour
Astronaut Scott Kelly
Astronaut Scott Kelly
Scott Kelly introduces his new book "Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery".
Live talk followed by book signing.

Astronaut Scott Kelly
Scott Kelly introduces his new book "Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery".
Live talk followed by book signing.

Astronaut Scott Kelly
Scott Kelly introduces his new book "Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery".
Live talk followed by book signing.

Astronaut Claude Nicollier
Astronaut Claude Nicollier
FREE public lecture event followed by audience Q&A and autograph session.
2:30pm, Saturday 25th November 2017.
Technik Museum, Speyer (Germany).

  December 2017

Astronaut Tim Peake
Astronaut Tim Peake
Expedition 46, Soyuz TMA-19M, Expedition 47.
Book signing.
Waterstones, Manchester (UK).
4:00pm, Friday 8th December 2017.

Astronaut Tim Peake
Astronaut Tim Peake
Expedition 46, Soyuz TMA-19M, Expedition 47.
Book signing.
WHSmith, Guildford, Manchester (UK).
1:00pm, Saturday 9th December 2017.

Astronaut Tim Peake
Astronaut Tim Peake
Expedition 46, Soyuz TMA-19M, Expedition 47.
Book signing.
Waterstones, London (UK).
2:00pm, Sunday 10th December 2017.

  February 2018

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space, returns to the UK again to reflect on his life and career, sharing videos, photos, anecdotes both humorous and terrifying live on stage.... oh, and he'll be bringing his guitar!

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Public lecture presentation sharing photos, videos and anecdotes from his astronaut career all narrated live on stage.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Public lecture presentation sharing photos, videos and anecdotes from his astronaut career all narrated live on stage.
7:30pm, Thursday 15th February 2018.
SSE Arena, Belfast (UK).

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Public lecture presentation sharing photos, videos and anecdotes from his astronaut career all narrated live on stage.
7:30pm, Friday 16th February 2018.
Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow (UK).

  March 2018

Astronaut Richard Mastracchio
Astronaut Richard Mastracchio
Expedition 38, STS-131, STS-118, STS-106, Expedition 39, Soyuz TMA-11M.
Dinner, photos, auction, autographs.
6:00pm, Friday 23rd March 2018.
Space Lectures, Pontefract, West Yorkshire (UK).

Astronaut Richard Mastracchio
Astronaut Richard Mastracchio
Expedition 38, STS-131, STS-118, STS-106, Expedition 39, Soyuz TMA-11M.
Lecture, photos, autographs.
2:00pm, Saturday 24th March 2018.
Space Lectures, Pontefract, West Yorkshire (UK).

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