Human Spaceflight: A Life-Changing Experience
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Veteran Space Shuttle Commander Jeff Ashby relates his personal observations of daily life and human behavior in the environment of the International Space Station. Rather than giving a technical talk, Captain Ashby talks about the human space experience, including observations on how humans adapt to weightlessness, what it feels like to travel to the Space Station, and how a view of the Earth from 240 miles altitude can be life changing. He will also share his perspectives on private space tourism and describe what it would be like to take a $200,000 ride into space aboard a suborbital launch vehicle. Jeffrey Ashby is the speaker.
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