2015 - Re-Imagining the Internet

Col. Chris Hadfield, first Canadian commander of the International Space StationThe Andrews Initiative is thrilled to welcome Col. Hadfield to campus as part of our signature lecture series.

Date:       Tuesday, April 21, 7:30PM
Location: Lady Beaverbrook Gymnasium, UNB Fredericton Campus
Cost:        Free Admission (Attendance is limited by venue capacity and tickets will be awarded based on a lottery. Tickets were drawn on April 10, 2015)

A book signing and reception will follow his talk. Copies of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth, and You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes will be available for purchase.

 “Good Morning, Earth!” While aboard the International Space Station, Commander Chris Hadfield fascinated more than 1.2 million Twitter followers with photographs, videos, and songs from space. Harnessing the power of the Internet, and especially social media, Hadfield has captivated a worldwide audience with the wonder and possibility of space.

For more information please contact Sarah King, Andrews Initiative Program Assistant, 506-453-4623 or sking@unb.ca

Thank you for your interest in our Chris Hadfield event – unfortunately,
the lottery is now closed and no more tickets are available

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