(Planetario de Madrid, 11/06/2023) El próximo sábado 24 de junio, a las 11:00 tendrá lugar un encuentro con Pamela Melroy, astronauta de la NASA. El acto, se celebrará íntegramente en inglés, y tendrá lugar en la Sala de Proyección del Planetario de Madrid,.
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Our Future Together in Space
The Madrid Planetarium has the honor of receiving Pamela Melroy, former astronaut and current NASA Deputy Administrator who, during herstay in Madrid, will speak to all audiences (over 12 years of age) about thefuture of space exploration, an adventure in which Space agencies mustnecessarily be united to achieve unimaginable challenges: put human beings onthe Moon again, colonize our satellite, travel to Mars and explore every cornerof the Solar System in the hope of finding some place where some kind of lifecould have arisen.
PAMELA MELROY. NASA Deputy Administrator. Astronaut (1994-2007)
Melroy holds a bachelor´s degree in physics and astronomy from Wellesley College and a master´s degree in Earth and planetary sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Melroy was commissioned through the Air Force Reserve Officers´ Training Corps (ROTC) program in 1983. Melroy logged more than 6,000 flight hours in more than 50 different aircraft before retiring from the Air Force in 2007.
Melroy was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in December 1994. One of only two women to command a space shuttle, Melroy logged more than 38 days (924 hours) in space. She served as pilot on two flights, STS-92 in 2000 and STS-112 in 2002, and was the mission commander on STS-120 in 2007. All three of her missions were assembly missions to build the International Space Station.