Astronaut Scott Kelly Will Be Dishing All Things Space At Capital University Next Month

Ground control to Major Tom: One of the coolest modern astronauts is dropping into Columbus next month.

Scott Kelly, astronaut, retired U.S. Navy Captain, and engineer will be at Capital University on November 1 for a conversation about his year in space.

Kelly will be in town to promote his book, Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery and his upcoming book of photographs, Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut’s Photographs from a Year in Space.

Kelly was the first American to spend one year in space and was part of a special study alongside his twin brother and fellow astronaut Mark Kelly. Scientists used data of the identical twins to measure the effects of long-duration space habitation on astronauts, in preparation for manned missions to Mars.

The doors will open at Capital University’s Mees Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 1. Tickets for the event are $50 for just the reading and $65 for the reading and a copy of both books.

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