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Our first Third Thursday Social Hour of 2018 takes us to Three Notch’d where we will be joined by former NASA astronanunt and Director of Aerospace Engineering Department at UVA Kathryn C. Thornton.
Thornton will give her talk “Dreams of Tomorrow”. In 1979, Thornton earned her PHD in physics from UVA. And in 1984 she was selected by NASA. Thornton participated in four space flights: STS-33 in 1989, STS-49 in 1992, STS-61 in 1993, and STS-73 in 1995. She has also completed more than 21 hours of extravehicular activity (EVA). In total she logged more nearly 1000 hours in space.
Please join us for this engaging event.