Astronaut’s Guide to Photography from Space with Don Pettit

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Astronaut’s Guide to Photography from Space with Don Pettit

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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7:00PM to 9:00PM

Visiting artist and NASA Astronaut Don Pettit will present, an Astronaut’s Guide to Photography from Space at the Yale Center for Collaborative Arts and Media (CCAM).

Share the room with NASA astronaut Don Pettit as he discusses what satellites cannot be programmed to see. He will discuss artful details of taking photos while living on the International Space Station. This talk is part of the Wednesday Wisdom visiting artist series at the Yale Center for Collaborative Arts and Media.

Space will be limited to 60 guests and RSVP is required. Use this eventbrite link to RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/astronauts-guide-to-photography-from-space-with-don-pettit-tickets-70442273737

Donald R. Pettit was selected by NASA in 1996. The Silverton, Oregon native holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University and a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arizona. Prior to becoming an astronaut, he worked as a staff scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico. A veteran of three spaceflights, Pettit served as NASA Science Officer for Expedition 6 in 2003, operated the robotic arm for STS-126 in 2008 and served as a Flight Engineer for Expedition 30/31 in 2012, where he lived aboard the International Space Station for more than 6 months.

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