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An Astronaut's Journey: An Evening With Guy Bluford. LIB 100 / 201 APPROVED!

Dr. Guion Bluford, Jr.

Dr. Guion Bluford, Jr.

Date and Time

Friday, February 16, 2018
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location

  • DeVos Center » 122E - Loosemore Auditorium

Description

Dr. Guion Bluford will discuss what it was like to be an African-American man selected to train with NASA in 1979 and become the very first African-American astronaut in space in 1983, as well as the challenges and opportunities faced in general by minority and women astronauts at NASA. Dr. Bluford will also recount his experiences aboard the Challenger and Discovery space shuttles, and talk about his life post-NASA.

Date: Friday, February 16th / Time: 6pm-7pm
Location: Loosemore Auditorium, GVSU Pew Campus/ Cost: Free

Information

gvsu.edu/rogerthat

Contact

rogerthat@gvsu.edu

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