Dr. Jay C. Buckey Jr., professor of medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and adjunct professor at the Thayer School of Engineering, discusses what draws us to Mars and what it will take to enable humans to travel there. Buckey flew in space as a payload specialist astronaut on the STS-90 Neurolab mission in 1998. He completed 256 orbits of the earth and logged 6.3 million miles aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. With 30 years of experience in aerospace physiology and medicine, he now leads the Space Medicine Innovations research lab at Geisel and is the author of "Space Physiology," a textbook used in universities in the U.S. and U.K.
Montshire Museum of Science
- Start:March 05, 2019 Time: 6:30 PM
- End:March 05, 2019 Time: 7:30 PM
- Where:Montshire Museum of Science, One Montshire Road, Norwich, Vermont, United States, 05055
- Event Type: Education, Family, Other
- Ticket Price:N/A