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Chasing Space: An Evening with Astronaut Leland Melvin

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

After 24 years with NASA as a researcher and astronaut, Leland Melvin shares his life story as a scientist, engineer, astronaut, photographer, athlete and musician. As the first person drafted into the National Football League to have flown in space, Leland’s personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, detailed in his 2017 memoir, Chasing Space, examines the intersecting roles of community and perseverance that align to create opportunities for success.

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Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.lindahall.org/event/chasing-space-an-evening-with-astronaut-leland-melvin/

Organizer

Linda Hall Library
Phone:
816-363-4600
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Other

Audience
All Ages
STEM Focus
Aerospace/Rocketry

Venue

Unity Temple on the Plaza
707 W 47th St.
Kansas City, MO 64112 United States
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