Brunch with Astronaut Sally Ride: a Living History Performance

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Bossard Library is pleased to announce that living historian Mary Ann Jung will visit the Library to offer a portrayal of astronaut Sally Ride on Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 AM.

Enjoy brunch refreshments as you listen to Sally Ride's unique and challenging adventures as an astronaut.

In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut and its youngest. What was it like to be our first woman in space? How did they have to modify the space shuttle? How do you eat, sleep and work in zero gravity?

Everyone loves trivia and game shows so get ready to learn about NASA and space shuttle history as you participate in the trivia competition "Who Wants to be an Astronaut?"

Mary Ann Jung is an award-winning actress and Smithsonian scholar. She has appeared on CNN, the Today Show, Good Morning America, and in newspapers around the world as famous women from history. Ms. Jung has performed Sally Ride for the National Air and Space Museum and the National Archives and Records Administration. You can find out more information about Ms. Jung and her historical portrayals at History Alive!

Please join us for this exciting program.

This event is free and open to all.

 

Date: 
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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