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Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary Weekend Speaker Schedule at Kennedy Space Center

APRIL 24
2015

April 24-25, 2015
Location: Central Florida

Enlighten your mind and expand your universe during the Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary Weekend at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as you hear from special guest speakers including NASA scientists, astrophysicists and astronomers who share their knowledge and experience with the Hubble Space Telescope, its finding and accomplishments, and answer your questions. Admission fee for Kennedy Space Center required.

Speaker Schedule


April 24

10 a.m. and 2 p.m.: Dr. Lisa Mazzuca, NASA Exploration & Space Communications Projects, Flight Projects Directorate. Dr. Mazzuca served on the launch support team for Hubble’s last servicing mission in 2009.
11 a.m.: Veteran NASA astronaut Dr. Sam Durrance, who served as a mission specialist aboard astronomy missions STS-35 and STS-67. Durrance holds a doctorate in astro-geophysics and currently teaches physics and space sciences at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Fla.
12 p.m.: Dr. Weipeing Yu, a scientist/physicist at Kennedy Space Center. Yu holds a doctorate in engineering physics and is a pioneer researcher in theoretical and applied physics and the founder of the Universal Particle (Uon) Theory of Everything.
3 p.m.: Scientists from Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland will present a hands-on exhibit and answer guests’ questions.

April 25

10 a.m. and 2 p.m.: Dr. Lisa Mazzuca, NASA Exploration & Space Communications Projects, Flight Projects Directorate. Dr. Mazzuca served on the launch support team for Hubble’s last servicing mission in 2009.
12 p.m.: Dr. Weipeing Yu, a scientist/physicist at Kennedy Space Center. Yu holds a doctorate in engineering physics and is a pioneer researcher in theoretical and applied physics and the founder of the Universal Particle (Uon) Theory of Everything.
1 p.m.: Dr. Eric B. Ford, a professor at Penn State University who holds a doctorate in astrophysical sciences, will speak about exoplanets and habitable worlds.
3 p.m.: Scientists from Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland will present a hands-on exhibit and answer guests’ questions.

All discussions will be hosted at the Astronaut Encounter Theater, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex


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