• Robert Thirsk, astronaut; Robert Riddell, flight surgeon
    Hennings Building, 6224 Agricultural Road, UBC

    Wednesday, February 5, 5-6:30 pm
    in the series
    Security, Science and Law in the New Space Era
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  • Robert Thirsk holds the record for the most time spent in space by a Canadian astronaut, working on both Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) missions. With a background in medicine and engineering, he has collaborated on many studies of the effects of the space environment on the human body. Robert Riddell is a Flight Surgeon for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and was the Deputy Crew Surgeon for Astronaut David Saint-Jacques’s ISS mission in 2018/2019. He is also the CSA’s Medical Mission Manager for Deep Space Exploration Health Initiatives. This event is presented by the Outer Space Institute in partnership with Green College.
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  • Unless otherwise noted, all of our lectures are free to attend and do not require registration.

 

When
February 5th, 2020 5:00 PM   through   6:30 PM
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Hennings Building, Room 202,
6224 Agricultural Road, UBC
Vancouver, BC
Canada
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