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Astronaut Tour - Steve Swanson - Exeter

This venue is fully accessible & has step-free access. Concessions available for children (we suggest 10 years+), students (with ID), over 60s & those with a registered disability.
Past event - 2018
21 Nov Doors 19:00
Event 19:30 to 21:30
Newman Blue Theatre, Peter Chalk Centre, University of Exeter, Stocker Rd,
Exeter EX4 4QD
Have you ever wondered what it really takes to be an astronaut and what it's like to go into space? Well now's your chance with former NASA astronaut Steve Swanson. If you want to buy concessionary tickets only, please choose the quantity on this page, go to checkout and then remove the standard priced ticket - sorry for the inconvenience!

From engineer to astronaut to Exeter!

Dr Steve Swanson (NASA astronaut & ISS commander)
Before becoming an astronaut, Steve worked as a software engineer. He has a degree in Engineering Physics and a PhD in Computer Science.

Steve has flown on two Space Shuttle flights, STS-117 and STS-119, and Expedition 39 to the ISS aboard the Soyuz. Steve has also served as a CAPCOM for ISS and Space Shuttle missions. He has logged 643 hours in space and completed four spacewalks totaling 26 hours and 14 minutes. He is a recipient of the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal.

Come and hear about his experiences at this special event!

In collaboration with...

This event has been made possible by the International Space School Trust. ISSET works in partnership with some of the world's leading space organisations to deliver unique learning opportunities for students of all ages. They utilise space and space exploration to inspire and motivate people of all ages to believe that they can become what they want to be. Visit isset.org for more information.

Please confirm at the checkout that you are happy for your ticket money to be treated as a donation to ISSET.