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UK & European
Astronaut Appearances

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  January 2018

Astronaut Mike Foale
STS-45, STS-56, STS-63, STS-84, Mir EO-23-24, STS-86, STS-103, Soyuz TMA-3 (Expedition 8).
Audio-visual lecture presentation followed by live Q&A. Possible meet & greet with photos to be confirmed.
University of East Anglia, Norwich (UK).
7:00pm, Wednesday 24th January 2018.

  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 Duane Carey
Live audio-visual lecture followed by audience Q&A. Possible meet and greet opportunity.
7:00pm, Monday 12th March 2018.
Caithness International Science Festival (UK).

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).

  April 2018

Astronaut Scott Kelly
VIP Astronaut Challenge in the Arctic Circle, with Guest Astronaut Scott Kelly
VIP Astronaut Challenge in the Arctic Circle, with Guest Astronaut Scott Kelly
Astronaut Scott Kelly VIP Astronaut Challenge in the Arctic Circle
Expedition 38, STS-131, STS-118, STS-106, Expedition 39, Soyuz TMA-11M.
A unique VIP Astronaut Challenge with guest of honour Astronaut Scott Kelly as he moves his exploration from Space to one of the most rugged, desolate and uncharted regions on Earth; the ARCTIC CIRCLE!
Challenge yourself and battle the elements with the first astronaut to spend a year in space and one of the greatest astronauts of the current era.
On this unique experience at the very tip of Norway, deep in the Arctic Circle you will encounter glacial scenery, spectacular wildlife and the indigenous Sami tribes.
Experience a RIB Boat Tour, Dog Sled, Reindeer and Snowmobile Rides, Arctic nights in hotels, Lavvu Tents and the Ice Hotel under the Northern Lights with a Sami Tribe, plus ice fishingcross-country skiing, a glacial encounter, this Arctic adventure will deliver the richest travel experience you will ever have.... and all with Astronaut Scott Kelly! Fully inclusive expedition; flights, transfers, meals, experiences.
1st - 7th April 2018.

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