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An Evening with Scott Altman – Lecture
April 1 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM UTC+0£30 - £120
Retired United States Navy Captain Scott D. Altman will be joining us for his first public appearance in the UK. He has logged over 7000 flight hours in more than 40 types of aircraft. Scott served 16 years a NASA astronaut Scooter flew 4 shuttle missions for a total of 51 days in space: STS-90 piloting Columbia and its Spacelab payload, STS-106 the final ISS assembly mission in preparation for its first crew, and his final shuttle flights (STS-109 and STS-125) as Commander of the Hubble Space Telescope’s last servicing missions. In 2010, after a distinguished flying career and a list of honours and awards as long as your arm, Scooter retired from NASA and is currently Vice President of Strategic Planning at aerospace company ASRC Federal in Greenbelt, Maryland. Since leaving NASA he has been determined to share his experiences and to inspire others to reach for the stars and we are delighted that he has chosen to share his adventures with Space Lectures.