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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 7pm | Gallogly Events Center

SCOTT KELLY


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  • During his record-breaking Year In Space, former NASA Astronaut, Captain Scott Kelly captivated the world while laying the groundwork for the future of space exploration through his 143 million mile mission

    o   Former U.S. Navy Pilot Captain

    o   Scott’s New York Times best-selling memoir, Endurance: My Year In Space and Our Journey to Mars, is now available everywhere and has been optioned as a Hollywood film by Sony Pictures.

    o   On his trip, Scott, together with his identical twin brother Mark on Earth, paved the way for the future of space travel and exploration as the subjects of an unprecedented NASA study on how space affects the human body.

 

The Department of Student Life, in partnership with the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at UCCS, theThe College of Engineering and Applied Science, and Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, is proud to announce a special Fall 2019 speaker event featuring Scott Kellyworld renowned astronaut who spent a year in space! Scott Kelly captivated the world and seized the imagination of millions during his record breaking voyage—proving that the sky is not the limit when it comes to the potential of the human spirit. Scott paved the way for the future of space travel and exploration as the subjects of unprecedented NASA study on how space affects the human body. With awe-inspiring stories from space and personal reflections on leadership, teamwork and testing limits, Scott inspires others to believes that they can reach any goal, no matter how ambitious or audacious.

This special event will take place on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at
7:00 P.M. in the Gallogly Events Center.

Early bird advanced ticket sales begin on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the University Center information desk and online.  Tickets will be $2 for all UCCS Students, Faculty/Staff and military. Tickets for community members will be $5 and can be purchased online via www.uccs.edu/speaker, as well as at the University Center Information Desk.

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If you have any questions, please contact Stephen Cucchiara, Director of Student Activities and Community service. (scucchia@uccs.edu/719-255-3540)