Relive the journey of Expeditions 56/57 with the mission’s astronauts at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20, only at Space Center Houston. This is a free event, but seating is limited. Tickets must be presented at the door for entry.
Hear from NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Richard Arnold, and Serena Auñón-Chancellor. Joining them are fellow Expedition 56/57 cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst.
Feustel was selected as an astronaut in 2000. He has a Ph.D. in geological sciences, specializing in seismology, and is a veteran of two spaceflights. In 2009, Dr. Feustel served on STS-125, which was the fifth and final mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. He also served on STS-134, launching on Endeavour to deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and an ExPress Logistics Carrier to the International Space Station. Feustel most recently served as served as commander on the International Space Station for Expedition 55 and 56.
Auñón-Chancellor began working with NASA as a flight surgeon in 2006. In 2009, she was selected as a NASA astronaut. During her NASA career, Dr. Auñón-Chancellor spent more than nine months in Russia supporting medical operations for International Space Station crew members in Star City. She also served as deputy crew surgeon for STS-127 and is board certified in both internal and aerospace medicine. Serena most recently served as served as flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 56 and 57.
Arnold was selected by NASA in May 2004. Before his NASA career, the Maryland native worked in the marine sciences and as a teacher in places like Morocco, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia. During STS-119, he accumulated more than 12 days in space. He conducted more than 12 hours of spacewalks. Arnold most recently served as served as flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 55 and 56.
Don’t miss this inspiring evening celebrating these space explorers.