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Studies in Space

What does it take to travel into space? Dr. Robert Thirsk, Chancellor of the University of Calgary and former astronaut, discusses his journey to becoming a member of Canada’s first astronaut class.

Hear from Emma Spanswick, adjunct assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Calgary, as she examines how phenomena like the aurora and other space weather impact our
technology, our natural systems and our climate.

Thursday, March 1
Doors: 6:30 pm |  Talk begins: 7 pm
Central Library | 616 Macleod Trail SE

Space is limited, register on UCalgary's website.