Kathy Sullivan

  • Event Start: 3rd March 2020, 8:00pm
  • Event Type:

Astronaut


Former NASA astronaut Kathryn Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space.  She has been a crew member on three Space Shuttle missions as a geologist, and subsequently served as the Secretary of Commerce for Oceans & Atmosphere in the Obama administration.  Most recently, she is the Charles A Lindbergh Chair of Aerospace History at the Smithsonian Institute


Her memoir, Handprints on Hubble: An Astronaut’s Story of Invention, was published last year, and there will be a book signing following the event